A mother really can do it all... but should you have to?
Today we’re talking with Melissa Reilly, a clinical psychologist who has dedicated her career to helping moms bond with their baby while living their most fulfilled life.
This episode explores the layered and universal experience of mom guilt, why these emotions are wired into us all, and how we can stop letting them run the show.
You were never supposed to show up fully for everyone else besides yourself. Let’s find a better way.
Go to https://postpartumu.com/postpartum-university-podcast-ep59/ for more!
Where to find Melissa Reilly:
Caring for Yourself While Caring for Your Baby (Free Guide)
In this episode, we are sharing:
Guilt as an EMOTION & not an indicator of right or wrongAll emotions serve a purpose & have their own triggersSelf-care as a basic human necessityEmbracing the natural feelings of guilt to give them less powerCreating healthy separation & distance happens over timeMixed and conflicting societal messages about “doing it all”Asking for help is natural, normal, healthy, and appropriateOur babies are separate human beingsThe difference between wants vs needsWhat to do when you’re feeling overwhelmedLiving with mom guilt & putting it in its place
Where to find me: postpartumu.com
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