The Recovery Mama Guide to Your Eating Disorder Recovery in Pregnancy and Postpartum

The Recovery Mama Guide to Your Eating Disorder Recovery in Pregnancy and Postpartum

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Description

This book offers friendly, realistic advice to support pregnant women and new mothers struggling with changing body image, eating disorders or postpartum depression. Self-care tips and recovery tools help women let go of social and self-imposed pressures, and embrace being good enough during the massive learning curve of new motherhood.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 140 x 215 x 15mm | 202g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 1785928295
  • 9781785928291
  • 768,946

Table of contents

Introduction. Chapter 1 - Body Image: Navigating Changes in Your Body and Your Identity. Chapter 2 - Hormone and Mood Changes: How to Radically Accept and Support Yourself through the Tsunami of Mood and Hormone Changes. Chapter 3 - Sleep Changes: Life Will Never Be the Same, But You Can Still Get Support and Create New Structures. Chapter 4 - How To Survive Nausea, Food Cravings, Breastfeeding, and Other Pregnancy and New Mommy Food Challenges. Chapter 5 - Good Breast, Bad Breast, Good Enough Breast: Stop 'Shoulding' on Yourself about Whether to Breast or Formula Feed and Find the Right Answer For You. Chapter 6 - Distress Tolerance: It's Okay Not to Be a Supermom. Chapter 7 - Spirituality, Recovery and Motherhood: Finding Creative Outlets and Alone Time, Even if it's Just Five Minutes a Day. Chapter 8 - Isolation and Support: The Dangers of Isolation and the Need for Support. Chapter 9 - Career, Working, Staying at Home: Discovering the Right Balance for You, Right Now. Chapter 10 - Advanced Maternal Age: Navigating Life as an "Older Mom". Appendices - Resources on Special Issues for Recovering Women.
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