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Dealing with pregnancy stress, anxiety and depression is hard, but it's even harder if your carefully laid-out plans have been thrown a curve ball with a pandemic. We've gathered a library of evidence-based resources to help you through this time and to keep your emotional wellbeing intact.

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Advice + Facts

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You can now buy an FDA-authorized COVID-19 test on Amazon. But before we go rushing off to 'add to cart,' there is a hugely important caveat: they may not be as accurate and we'd like them to be.

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Managing Life at Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Yale Medicine doctors share tips for managing social isolation.

At nine months pregnant, Lena Fultheim was looking forward to taking her baby out into the world.  But just days after welcoming her daughter on March 16, Australia's coronavirus restrictions came into effect — and those plans were dashed.  With visitors limited, most travel impossible and offers of babysitting questionable under new social distancing rules, new parents like Lena are grappling with a version of parenthood that looks nothing like the one they'd planned.  #newparents #newmoms… New Parents, New Moms, Nine Months, Babysitting, Parenting, Relationship, How To Plan, News, March

Ways to be there for your new parent friends right now - ABC Everyday

With visitors limited, most travel impossible and offers of babysitting questionable under social distancing rules, new parents are grappling with a version of parenthood that looks nothing like the one they'd planned. Here's how to help.

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during while pregnant. Postpartum Depression, Expecting Baby, Anxious, Calm, Expecting A Baby

How to Calm Your Nerves About Pregnancy During COVID-19

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during COVID-19 while pregnant. #covid19 #coronavirus #coronavirusandpregnancy #pregnant #pregnantandstressed #pregnancymentalhealth #postpartumdepression

At some point gyms and fitness centers will re-open, and when they do, it will beg the question: should we wear masks while exercising? Even if you're not a fan of gyms—or you're too busy with your kids so you prefer to jog around your neighborhood—is it still important to cover your face while working out? #covid #covid19 #maskwearing #fitness #healthandfitness #exercise Medical Care, Medical Advice, Symptoms Of Nausea, Fitness Centers, We Wear, How To Wear, What Happened To You, Getting Wet, Medical Conditions

Is it safe to exercise with a face mask on? What to know, mama

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Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during while pregnant. Postpartum Depression, Expecting Baby, Take Action, Anxious, Pregnancy, Stress, Calm, Canning, How To Plan

Here's how you can take action to calm your nerves during COVID-19 while pregnant.

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during COVID-19 while pregnant. #covid19 #coronavirusandpregnancy #pregnant #pregnantandstressed #pregnancymentalhealth #postpartumdepression #moms #socialdistancing

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Parents top coronavirus fears

Parents shared with BabyCenter their top coronavirus COVID-19 fears

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during while pregnant. Relaxation Meditation, Expecting Baby, Anxious, Childcare, Pregnancy, Stress, Calm, How To Plan, Feelings

How to Calm Your Nerves About Pregnancy During COVID-19

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during COVID-19 while pregnant.#covid19 #pregnancy #socialdistancingwithbaby #socialdistancing

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during while pregnant. Dealing With Stress, Postpartum Depression, Expecting Baby, Anxious, Pregnancy, Calm, How To Plan, Pregnancy Planning Resources

Dealing with stress while pregnant during COVID-19?

Anxious and overwhelmed while social distancing? If you are expecting a baby soon, it's no wonder you're stressed. Here's how you can calm your nerves during COVID-19 while pregnant. #covid19 #coronavirusandpregnancy #pregnant #pregnantandstressed #pregnancymentalhealth #postpartumdepression #moms #socialdistancing

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COVID-19: Questions About Getting Pregnant

Q: If I’m trying to get pregnant, should I stop trying to conceive due to the Coronavirus? Q: We are ready to start fertility treatments. Is it okay to continue during the pandemic? Q. Will contracting COVID-19 now impact fertility later? #covid-19 #coronavirus #pregnancy #fertility #IVF #prenatalmentalhealth #prenataldepressionsymptoms #prenatalanxietysigns

Put on your oxygen mask first so that you are able to help others, just like on a plane in an emergency — that’s one way to think of self-care. It’s making sure that you’re the best self you can be and put that great energy into your fam... 10 Percent Happier, Classic Disney Movies, Oxygen Mask, Mind Relaxation, Summer Skin, Home Spa, Guided Meditation, Best Self, Helping Others

Self-Care While Social Distancing

Put on your oxygen mask first so that you are able to help others, just like on a plane in an emergency — that’s one way to think of self-care. It’s making sure that you’re the best self you can be and put that great energy into your family, friends and the world. At Rocky we say “Self-care isn’t a luxury, it’s a neces

Tired of just walking from the bed to the couch to the fridge? It can be hard to exercise while pregnant and sheltering from home. Here are five suggestions to go from a dull exercise routine (or lack of) to a more varied and fun one! Exercise While Pregnant, Pregnancy Workout, 5 Ways, Physics, Tired, Routine, Maternity, Walking, Couch

Exercising While Physical Distancing (and Pregnant)

Tired of just walking from the bed to the couch to the fridge? It can be hard to exercise while pregnant and sheltering from home. Here are five suggestions to go from a dull exercise routine (or lack of) to a more varied and fun one! #physicaldistancingandpregnant #physical distancing #exercise #socialdistancing #pregnancyroutine #pregnancyfitness #maternity #baby #mamabear #pregnancyfitness #pregnancyexercises

When worry gets too much it becomes anxiety. Learn to identify the physical signs of anxiety such as muscle tension and aches, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, sleep problems and fatigue. #mentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing #depression #anxiety Fight Or Flight Response, No Response, Stress And Pregnancy, Effects Of Anxiety, Signs Of Anxiety, Coping With Stress, Muscle Tension, Sleep Problems, Stressed Out

Learn about how you can cope with stress and reduce the effects of anxiety.

When worry gets too much it becomes anxiety. Learn to identify the physical signs of anxiety such as muscle tension and aches, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, sleep problems and fatigue. #mentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing #depression #anxiety

How Other Parents Are Coping

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This Mom Is Raising 12 Children After Her Sister Died - Motherly

Francesca McCall is raising her seven children alongside her five nieces and nephew after their parents unexpectedly died from COVID-19.

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Birthing Alone: Why Pregnant Women Risk A Mental Health Pandemic

A viral campaign #ButNotMaternity is raising awareness about the devastating effects of facing maternity appointments and labour alone due to Covid restrictions

Family support can make all the difference when you're finally back home with your newborn, but for those who don't have it life can be seriously difficult. Here's how to cope when you're a new mom with no family support during those first few weeks and months postpartum. New Parents, New Moms, Baby Play, Baby Kids, Family Support, Preparing For Baby, Babies First Year, Baby Alive, Expecting Baby

Surviving Newborn Life without Family Support - 7 Tips - Pregnant Chicken

Family support can make all the difference when you're finally back home with your newborn, but for those who don't have it life can be seriously difficult.

Earlier this week, I shared with my partner how tired I have been feeling recently, despite getting adequate sleep most nights and the slow down in our routine with COVID-19 restrictions in place.  I have been convinced that this fatigue must either be the coronavirus itself, or some other underlying disease that causes debilitating exhaustion. I wake up tired, and by the end of the night, my brain and my body are mush.  #coronavirus #parenting #mentalhealth Georgia Groome, Waking Up Tired, Word Wrap, Broken Words, I Don T Know, My Brain, Routine, Parenting, Sleep

Parenting during the coronavirus is a completely new level of burnout

I am being consumed, not only by pandemic fatigue, but also by decision fatigue with no end in sight.

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To Those Who Understand- Thank You

In just over 3 weeks, we will become parents. That in itself is a huge deal. From then on, our hearts will live outside of our bodies. We w...

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Why I’m focusing on the silver lining during this pregnancy

Here's what that means. 👇

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Moms who wore masks during childbirth share their stories to make a powerful point

If they can do it, so can everyone.

"Momsplaining" is back! Taped while quarantining, Kristen talks about the ups and downs of being sequestered with her family, and the trials of homeschooling. She offers insight as to how she’s getting through it all. (HINT: Lots of rosé.) Kristen also checks in with new mom Ashley Graham on the realness of motherhood, and how panties can double as a DIY face mask.  #Momsplaining #AshleyGraham #KristenBell #survivingquarantine Kristen Bell, Ashley Graham, Ups And Downs, Trials, New Moms, Mom And Dad, Homeschooling, Insight, Survival

Surviving Quarantine with New Mom Ashley Graham: #Momsplaining with Kristen Bell

"Momsplaining" is back! Taped while quarantining, Kristen talks about the ups and downs of being sequestered with her family, and the trials of homeschooling. She offers insight as to how she’s getting through it all. (HINT: Lots of rosé.) Kristen also checks in with new mom Ashley Graham on the realness of motherhood, and how panties can double as a DIY face mask. #Momsplaining #AshleyGraham #KristenBell #survivingquarantine

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Pregnant Katy Perry Opens Up About Experiencing 'Waves of Depression' amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The singer is expecting her first child — a baby girl — with fiancé Orlando Bloom

Kids + Covid

You might have pictured a busy mat leave filled with baby swim classes and mommy-and-me yoga meetups. But COVID-19 has forced us to readjust our expectations indefinitely. #babydevelopment #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #covidbabies Mat Leave, Swimming Classes, Todays Parent, Toddler Development, Baby Swimming, Baby Born, My Yoga, Mommy And Me, New Moms

Will all the under-socialized babies born in 2020 be OK?

You might have pictured a busy mat leave filled with baby swim classes and mommy-and-me yoga meetups. But COVID-19 has forced us to readjust our expectations indefinitely.

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If you're ready to head to the playground, here are 6 tips to keep you and your family safe.

1. Visit at off times, and limit the length of your stay.When making a trip to the playground, try to go at times when it will not be busy, and plan to visit for no more than an hour at a time. Typically, it is best to go early in the morning or late afternoon. Try to avoid lunchtime visits or times...

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Here's how to help kids understand why they should wear a mask in a non-scary way.

I had a request for a story about wearing a mask on an airplane.  We are all still getting used to masks and wearing one on an airplane is new for many.  This story can help support children by proactively talking about what is going to happen on the plane.  #children #kidlit #covid #masks #kidhealth Kids Health, Airplane, Masks, Shit Happens, How To Plan, Education, Children, Children Health, Plane

Wearing a Mask on an Airplane Story

I had a request for a story about wearing a mask on an airplane. We are all still getting used to masks and wearing one on an airplane is new for many. This story can help support children by proactively talking about what is going to happen on the plane. #children #kidlit #covid #masks #kidhealth

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How This Pandemic Will Shape a Generation - Blue Zones

This pandemic re-emphasizes the ways in which global tragedy can draw clear markers between one generation and the next.

Caring for your mental health and that of your family’s is important, and a big part of that is being able to get outside to enjoy the sunshine while keeping your family and yourself safe and healthy.  . . Like many of you, my summer plans have been derailed by COVID-19. That said, it doesn't mean you and your family need to be stuck indoors the whole summer. And you certainly shouldn't be! Studies show that being in nature and being physically active help us feel better both physically and… Enjoy The Sunshine, How To Get, How To Plan, Your Family, Feel Better, Mental Health, Vacation, Feelings, Big

How to plan a fun (and safe) summer vacation this year for your family

Caring for your mental health and that of your family’s is important, and a big part of that is being able to get outside to enjoy the sunshine while keeping your family and yourself safe and healthy. . . Like many of you, my summer plans have been derailed by COVID-19. That said, it doesn't mean you and your family need to be stuck indoors the whole summer. And you certainly shouldn't be! Studies show that being in nature and being physically active help us feel better both physically and…

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The surprising benefit of kids wearing masks 🙌

What doctors and parents say about the psychological benefits of masks

Like most of you, my summer plans have been affected by COVID-19. But as I sit here listening to the birds sing and feeling a soft, warm breeze coming in through the window, I can’t help but feel my spirits lift. It’s hard to feel sad when I take a walk outside, actually take the time to stop to smell the flowers and feel the sun on my face. . . If you are looking for some ideas for how to get your kids, your partner or yourself excited this summer, visit my blog for eight activities to keep… Beginner Books, Family Garden, Feeling Sad, Gardening For Beginners, Your Family, Organic Gardening, Children, Kids, Have Fun

8 Ways for the Whole Family to Have Fun this Summer

Like most of you, my summer plans have been affected by COVID-19. But as I sit here listening to the birds sing and feeling a soft, warm breeze coming in through the window, I can’t help but feel my spirits lift. It’s hard to feel sad when I take a walk outside, actually take the time to stop to smell the flowers and feel the sun on my face. . . If you are looking for some ideas for how to get your kids, your partner or yourself excited this summer, visit my blog for eight activities to keep…

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The best face masks to combat COVID-19, sized for small faces.

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Best face masks for kids | BabyCenter

The best face masks to combat COVID-19, sized for small faces.

Mental Health + Covid

For pregnant people, people about to give birth or new parents, 2020 proved to be particularly challenging. COVID-19 presented an extra set of unique challengeson top of the usual challenges faced when expecting a baby or becoming a parent. All these additional concerns + stressors can make a new mom more vulnerable to both prenatal and postpartum anxiety + depression. Recognizing that you are experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression is the first step to taking control of your recovery. New Parents, New Moms, Postpartum Anxiety, Mental Health Resources, Expecting Baby, People People, Stress And Anxiety, Vulnerability, Recovery

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For pregnant people, people about to give birth or new parents, 2020 proved to be particularly challenging. COVID-19 presented an extra set of unique challengeson top of the usual challenges faced when expecting a baby or becoming a parent. All these additional concerns + stressors can make a new mom more vulnerable to both prenatal and postpartum anxiety + depression. Recognizing that you are experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression is the first step to taking control of your recovery.

'According to research, the coronavirus is taking a huge toll on new and expecting mothers. It’s no surprise that levels of postpartum depression and anxiety – previously impacting one in seven women – have been on the rise since March of this year. Fortunately, many organizations are here to help. Here are 7 expert tips for surviving pregnancy and new motherhood during the pandemic.' #yourenotalone #postpartumdepression #postpartumanxiety #maternalmentalhealth #momstruggles #momconfessions Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Mental Health Illnesses, Mental Health Issues, Suffering In Silence, Real Moms, Invisible Illness, Our Baby, Mommy And Me

7 Ways To Maintain Your Mental Health As A New Mom During Covid

Prior to the spread of coronavirus, 1 in 7 women struggled with postpartum mental health issues. Those numbers are rapidly increasing as women contend with the stress of giving birth and raising a newborn during a pandemic. Jen Schwartz, founder and CEO of Motherhood Understood, is here to help.

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Our adrenaline can't 'outpace' COVID-19, but Brené Brown offers 3 tips to better cope | CBC Radio

Author and podcast host Brené Brown talks to Matt Galloway about coping in the COVID-19 pandemic, and how accepting our own vulnerability can make us stronger.

In the days following the birth of her daughter, River, on April 10, Stevie Browne says she struggled physically and mentally.  Discharged from hospital the day after the birth, the first-time mother from Mudgee was having difficulty breastfeeding her baby and needed help. However, social distancing measures introduced to stall the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic meant midwives and community health nurses were not making the home visits that new mothers usually receive after birth.  #newmom… New Parents, New Moms, Strong Willed Child, After Birth, Pregnant Mother, Postpartum Depression, Managing Your Money, Cordial, Rock Candy

Fear and loneliness: Becoming a first-time mum in a pandemic

In the days following the birth of her daughter, Stevie Browne did not receive a midwife home visit. Desperate for answers, she returned to the maternity ward.

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Grumpy, Sad, and Anxious: Week 9 of Quarantine

After 9 weeks of physical distancing, it seems clear that we are entering a period reminiscent of what researchers refer to as the Third Quarter Phenomenon (TQP). For individuals living in space, submarines, and Arctic research facilities, TQP is characterized by agitation, irritability, depressed mood, and decreased morale in the third quarter of periods of social isolation. These findings are particularly informative today.

In these — uncertain, unprecedented, what are we even calling them now? — times, life can feel overwhelming, and all that stress can take a toll on your mental health. We sat down with local registered psychologist, Dr. Melissa Jay, who ... Mirror Neuron, Attachment Theory, Chronic Stress, Pranayama, Jay, Mental Health, Take That, Times

Checking in with your mental health

In these — uncertain, unprecedented, what are we even calling them now? — times, life can feel overwhelming, and all that stress can take a toll on your mental health. We sat down with local registered psychologist, Dr. Melissa Jay, who is the director of Canmore Counseling and the Trauma Informed Yoga Psychology Schoo

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How to Heal Your Inner Self in Quarantine

5 ways to win the battle with critical thoughts and feelings. In quarantine, sooner or later, your inner world comes knocking, and unfortunately, for many of us, it won't be a friendly visit. Many of my patients have experienced a resurgence of anxiety and depression since the lockdown began. Critical inner voices muted for years have returned with a vengeance. Those nasty, annoying voices that are quick to triumph our failings, criticize our appearance, and poke holes in our confidence…

Checking in with moms and pregnant women - How has this pandemic gotten you feeling? Even if you aren't experiencing anxiety or depression, your wellbeing is still very important.  We would love to hear from you! Let us know how you're feeling. We may be physically distancing, but we can still build each other up.  Many thanks to Dr. Sandra Daoud Konja for sharing this graphic with us @the.mommy.psychologist  #pregnancy #parenting #baby #maternalmentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing… Anxious, Depression, Pregnancy, Stress, How Are You Feeling, Parenting, Thankful, Let It Be, How To Plan

Checking in with moms and pregnant women - How has this pandemic gotten you feeling? Even if you aren't experiencing anxiety or depression, your wellbeing is still very important. We would love to hear from you! Let us know how you're feeling. We may be physically distancing, but we can still build each other up. Many thanks to Dr. Sandra Daoud Konja for sharing this graphic with us @the.mommy.psychologist #pregnancy #parenting #baby #maternalmentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing…

When we surveyed 23,000+ women, over 70% of those who responded told us that their number one problem was stress and overwhelm.

In our work, we’ve learned that when women have high stress in pregnancy, it tends to carry on through the year after delivery and beyond. Without support, many women continue to have high levels of stress… for a long time. 

#stress #anxiety #pregnancy #quarantine #covid #pandemic

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Stress and anxiety during pregnancy

When we surveyed 23,000+ women, over 70% of those who responded told us that their number one problem was stress and overwhelm. In our work, we’ve learned that when women have high stress in pregnancy, it tends to carry on through the year after delivery and beyond. Without support, many women continue to have high levels of stress… for a long time. #stress #anxiety #pregnancy #quarantine #covid #pandemic

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Pregnancy During COVID-19

Here’s what you need to know about pregnancy during COVID-19 and some tips on how to calm your nerves during these challenging times. 🤰

The key to converting anxiety into helpful thoughts and actions.  Anxiety can feel profoundly unpleasant. As one young man, let's call him Patrick, said to me recently, "I'm so anxious that I feel nauseous. And I'm shaking all over." Although we may not all experience anxious feelings that are as intense as Patrick's, the sudden eruption of the global coronavirus epidemic is bringing change to many areas of our lives.  #anxiety #coronavirus #calm #stress Good Work Ethic, Struggles In Life, All Goes Wrong, Fixed Mindset, Feeling Nauseous, Change Your Mind, What Happened To You, Good Habits, Negative Thoughts

23 Methods to Calm Corona-Related Anxiety

The key to converting anxiety into helpful thoughts and actions. Anxiety can feel profoundly unpleasant. As one young man, let's call him Patrick, said to me recently, "I'm so anxious that I feel nauseous. And I'm shaking all over." Although we may not all experience anxious feelings that are as intense as Patrick's, the sudden eruption of the global coronavirus epidemic is bringing change to many areas of our lives. #anxiety #coronavirus #calm #stress

No matter how bad the news cycle may be, don’t make things worse with ‘What if’ scenarios in your mind. A good habit is to identify when you are focusing on a worry and flip it around to a point of gratitude. The way you talk to yourself—and others—about events will colour your perception. Use concrete descriptions and don’t dwell on the particularly awful aspects. The fact is that your brain is incapable of focusing on worry AND gratitude at the same time. When you focus your mind on a… Focus Your Mind, Good Habits, Bad News, Your Brain, Talking To You, Perception, Gratitude, No Worries, Concrete

Are you struggling to cope with difficult news? Check your internal dialogue:

No matter how bad the news cycle may be, don’t make things worse with ‘What if’ scenarios in your mind. A good habit is to identify when you are focusing on a worry and flip it around to a point of gratitude. The way you talk to yourself—and others—about events will colour your perception. Use concrete descriptions and don’t dwell on the particularly awful aspects. The fact is that your brain is incapable of focusing on worry AND gratitude at the same time. When you focus your mind on a…

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Pregnancy Anxiety & Postpartum Depression During COVID-19

While the pandemic can add stress during pregnancy, reducing pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during COVID-19 is possible. Here's how:

Pregnant women at risk for anxiety may have higher stress from news and routine changes due to coronavirus. Find out how you can cope through these uncertain times. Postpartum Depression, Anxious, Routine, Pregnancy, Stress, Times, News, Pregnancy Planning Resources, Psychological Stress

Are You Pregnant and Anxious About the Coronavirus? - Dawn Kingston

Pregnant women who are already at risk for anxiety or depression may have higher stress levels from breaking news and changes to daily routines due to the Pregnant women at risk for anxiety may have higher stress from news and routine changes due to coronavirus. Here's how you can cope through these uncertain times.

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Struggling with stress and anxiety while social distancing?

While it is easier to prevent postpartum anxiety and depression by taking action during pregnancy, many new mothers with postpartum anxiety or depression also find relief with these strategies. Taking action to reduce the effects or prevent pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during COVID-19 is one of the best ways toward recovery for your long-term emotional health and the wellbeing of your child/family, partly because it reduces the feeling of being out-of-control. Here's how…

Checking in with moms and pregnant women - How has this pandemic gotten you feeling? Even if you aren't experiencing anxiety or depression, your wellbeing is still very important.  We would love to hear from you! Let us know how you're feeling. We may be physically distancing, but we can still build each other up.  Many thanks to Dr. Sandra Daoud Konja for sharing this graphic with us @the.mommy.psychologist  #pregnancy #parenting #baby #maternalmentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing… Anxious, Depression, Pregnancy, Stress, How Are You Feeling, Parenting, Thankful, Let It Be, How To Plan

Checking in with moms and pregnant women - How has this pandemic gotten you feeling? Even if you aren't experiencing anxiety or depression, your wellbeing is still very important. We would love to hear from you! Let us know how you're feeling. We may be physically distancing, but we can still build each other up. Many thanks to Dr. Sandra Daoud Konja for sharing this graphic with us @the.mommy.psychologist #pregnancy #parenting #baby #maternalmentalhealth #emotionalwellbeing…

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Four Ways to Cope With Loneliness as a New Mom - Dawn Kingston

When women are told they need to put these celebrations on hold, not only do these milestones miss out on the attention they deserve, but women miss out on the emotional support that come from loving family and friends.

Online Resources

Mamas, we see your dreams and plans turned upside down – cancelled baby showers, no visits from friends, no loving family members bringing a casserole to sit down together for dinner, no coffee dates, no “Mommy and Me” yoga. We see you struggling with feelings of isolation and overwhelm. The days are long with no one to share them except perhaps one other adult and your kids.  You were never meant to do this alone. That's why we compiled these resources for you. #kids #baby #pregnant #mommy… Mental Health Resources, My Yoga, Mommy And Me, Baby Showers, Dates, Casserole, Dreams, How To Plan, Dinner

Emotionally frazzled during covid-19?

Mamas, we see your dreams and plans turned upside down – cancelled baby showers, no visits from friends, no loving family members bringing a casserole to sit down together for dinner, no coffee dates, no “Mommy and Me” yoga. We see you struggling with feelings of isolation and overwhelm. The days are long with no one to share them except perhaps one other adult and your kids. You were never meant to do this alone. That's why we compiled these resources for you. #kids #baby #pregnant #mommy…

What is one easy way you can incorporate self-care this weekend for both you and baby? If you're struggling to come up with ideas, I have a free printable with activities you can do even during quarantine! You can get a copy here 👉 You Take, You Can Do, Stress And Pregnancy, Stress Management, Mom Blogs, Free Printables, Activities, How To Plan, Easy

Ideas for managing stress in pregnancy while physical distancing can be hard

What is one easy way you can incorporate self-care this weekend for both you and baby? If you're struggling to come up with ideas, I have a free printable with activities you can do even during quarantine! You can get a copy here 👉 #mentalhealth #prenatalmentalhealth #momstress #momlife #momblog #momcommunity #motherhoodunplugged #honestmotherhood

We have heard that many women are struggling with mental health issues during this pregnancy. This is an understandably stressful time to be pregnant. We have found some resources that might be helpful. You deserve good obstetrical and mental health care and we will continue to advocate for you!  Read on for a list of resources!   #pregnant #covid19 #canadianhealthcare #pregnancyhealthcare #momhealth University Of Calgary, List Of Resources, Mental Health Care, You Deserve Better, Health Research, Pregnancy, Stress, How To Plan, Reading

Great Canadian Resources for Pregnant Women and Moms

We have heard that many women are struggling with mental health issues during this pregnancy. This is an understandably stressful time to be pregnant. We have found some resources that might be helpful. You deserve good obstetrical and mental health care and we will continue to advocate for you! Read on for a list of resources! #pregnant #covid19 #canadianhealthcare #pregnancyhealthcare #momhealth

We have heard that many women are struggling with mental health issues during this pregnancy. This is an understandably stressful time to be pregnant. We have found some resources that might be helpful. You deserve good obstetrical and mental health care and we will continue to advocate for you! Read on for a list of resources! #pregnant #covid19 #canadianhealthcare #pregnancyhealthcare #momhealth List Of Resources, Mental Health Care, You Deserve Better, Pregnancy, Stress, How To Plan, Reading, Women, Pregnancy Planning Resources

Great Canadian Resources for Pregnant Women and Moms

We have heard that many women are struggling with mental health issues during this pregnancy. This is an understandably stressful time to be pregnant. We have found some resources that might be helpful. You deserve good obstetrical and mental health care and we will continue to advocate for you! Read on for a list of resources! #pregnant #covid19 #canadianhealthcare #pregnancyhealthcare #momhealth

'Resources in your pocket for low mood, worry and other common concerns. Interactive exercises to a mobile device to help you practice skills throughout the week.' - by the Nova Scotia Health Authority. #nsha #novascotia #novascotiahealthauthority #therapy #covidanxiety #depression #therapyapp #digitaltherapy #lowmood #pregnancy #pregnant Low Mood, Mental Health Resources, Online Library, Nova Scotia, Life Skills, Tao, No Worries, Things That Bounce, Depression

Therapy Assistance Online

'Resources in your pocket for low mood, worry and other common concerns. Interactive exercises to a mobile device to help you practice skills throughout the week.' - by the Nova Scotia Health Authority. #nsha #novascotia #novascotiahealthauthority #therapy #covidanxiety #depression #therapyapp #digitaltherapy #lowmood #pregnancy #pregnant

'In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Many people are struggling with worry and anxiety. To help everyone cope, we are making mindfulness exercises available to those in need through this difficult time.' . . . #covidstress #covidanxiety #depression #mindfulness #mindfulnessexercises #mindfulnessexercise #anxiety Mindfulness Exercises, No Worries, No Response, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Therapy, Health, People

Therapy Assistance Online by NSHA

'In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Many people are struggling with worry and anxiety. To help everyone cope, we are making mindfulness exercises available to those in need through this difficult time.' . . . #covidstress #covidanxiety #depression #mindfulness #mindfulnessexercises #mindfulnessexercise #anxiety

Pregnancy + Birth

Plus, an explainer on how the body's immune system works. #covid19 #covidbaby #covidpregnancy #pregnancy Baby Born, Positivity, Health, Newborns, Mothers, Immune System, Birth, Pregnancy, Presents

Newborns of COVID-19 positive mothers were born with antibodies—and this could be huge

Plus, an explainer on how the body's immune system works.

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital. Second Pregnancy, Pregnancy Tips, New Sibling, Delivering A Baby, Postpartum Care, Breastfeeding And Pumping, Expecting Baby, Getting Pregnant, New Moms

Delivering During the Pandemic - What to Know - Pregnant Chicken

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital.

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital. Trimesters Of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Care, First Pregnancy, Baby Registry List, Delivering A Baby, Postpartum Care, Expecting Baby, First Time Moms, New Moms

Delivering During the Pandemic - What to Know - Pregnant Chicken

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital.

There is a lot of misinformation out there. To combat that, we have collected a library of useful information here and will be updating it as time goes on. Mental Health Resources, 19 Kids, Pregnancy Health, Depression, Anxiety, Encouragement, Stress, Parenting, Humor

COVID-19 & Pregnancy

There is a lot of misinformation out there. To combat this, we have collected a library of useful information here and will be updating it as time goes on. We recognize that the stress that comes with pregnancy and parenting are difficult, but compounded with the unexpected and sudden arrival of the coronavirus have added increase stress, anxiety and depression. #coronavirus #covid-19 #covid-19pregnancy #pregnantduringcoronavirus #pregnancyhealth #covid19mentalhealth #covid19moms…

While the pandemic can add stress during pregnancy, reducing pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during is possible. Effects Of Stress, Pregnancy Quotes, Anxiety Quotes, Postpartum Depression, Health, Health Care, Maternity Quotes, Anxious Quotes, Salud

During through COVID-19 it's more important than ever to care for your mental health while pregnant

While the pandemic can add stress during pregnancy, reducing pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during COVID-19 is possible. Here’s how: #pregnant #postpartumdepression #stress #perinatalanxiety #depression #anxiety

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Yale Medicine Ob/Gyn specialists answer common questions about pregnancy and COVID-19.

New Parents Are Seeking Mental Health Help As They Deal With Social Isolation And A Baby How To Breastfeed Newborns, Childhood Asthma, Early Menopause, 37 Weeks Pregnant, Mental Health Help, After Birth, Natural Birth, Breastfeeding Tips, Breastfeeding

New Parents Raising Their Babies In Isolation Are Grieving For The Experience They Imagined

"The minute the mum's groups were closed, that increased the number of calls significantly," said the chief executive of a perinatal depression hotline.

During the time of coronavirus many moms-to-be are changing plans to throw a virtual baby shower. If this is you, here's all you need to know to plan it! Diaper Game, Virtual Baby Shower, Online Invitations, Baby Center, Feeling Special, Social Events, Baby Photos, Babyshower, Baby Items

How to throw a virtual baby shower

During the time of coronavirus (COVID-19) many moms-to-be are changing plans to throw a virtual baby shower. If this is you, here's all you need to know to plan it! #BabyCenter #babyshower #virtualbabyshowerideas

Let's talk episiotomies 🙈 This is an incision to make extra room for a baby’s head during childbirth. Learn more about episiotomies and how to care for them from Medical director Dr. Postpartum Care, Postpartum Recovery, Prenatal Appointment, Lactation Consultant, Pregnancy Care, Pelvic Floor, First Baby, Doula, New Moms

Coronavirus has changed birth + postpartum forever

It shouldn't take a global pandemic to change the way our country supports women, but since it did, let's hope these changes stick.

WHAT IS YOUR BABY’S SIZE? 👉🏻 Hi! I’m Ruth the midwife mama behind @bumptobabyacademy, follow me for daily information from pregnancy  beyond. . 👶🏻 5 weeks the size of the red button of the 📺’s remote control. 👶🏻 7 weeks the size of an app on your phone . 👶🏻 10 weeks the upper red part of the lip sticks that you are not using for the last 2 months. 👶🏻 14 weeks a pocket hand sanitiser 🤚🏻 . 👶🏻 17 weeks a toilet 🚽 paper 🧻 roll 🙏🏻🙌🏻 👶🏻 19 weeks a glove size S 👶🏻 20 weeks… 20 Weeks, 2 Months, Lip Sticks, Red Button, How Big Is Baby, Hand Sanitizer, Glove, Toilet Paper, Remote

WHAT IS YOUR BABY’S SIZE? 👉🏻 Hi! I’m Ruth the midwife mama behind @bumptobabyacademy, follow me for daily information from pregnancy beyond. . 👶🏻 5 weeks the size of the red button of the 📺’s remote control. 👶🏻 7 weeks the size of an app on your phone . 👶🏻 10 weeks the upper red part of the lip sticks that you are not using for the last 2 months. 👶🏻 14 weeks a pocket hand sanitiser 🤚🏻 . 👶🏻 17 weeks a toilet 🚽 paper 🧻 roll 🙏🏻🙌🏻 👶🏻 19 weeks a glove size S 👶🏻 20 weeks…

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Pregnant During a Pandemic: Managing Lifestyle Changes and Stress - Healthy Pregnancy

The stress and uncertainties accompanying the COVID-19 pandemic includes a variety of new challenges, especially for expecting mothers.

Are you currently pregnant and approaching your due date? We know that the current Coronavirus pandemic has left many expecting mothers worried about what to expect during their labor and delivery as well as how to protect themselves and their babies. Many of our clients have come to us for reassurance and guidance during this time, so we are here to share with you everything you need to know about preparing for your baby’s birth during COVID-19.  #covidpregnancy #pregnant #pregnancy Certified Nurse Midwife, Active Labor, County Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Colleges In Florida, After Birth, Second Trimester, Baby Chicks, Pregnancy

Preparing for Birth During COVID-19 – Podcast Ep 31

If you are currently expecting, here is everything you need to know about preparing for your baby's birth during COVID-19.

Relationships + Covid

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend we wanted to pause and say a big thank you to all our essential workers - whether you or your partner work at a grocery store, a pharmacy, at a hospital... any job that is keeping you and your partner or kids apart through physical distancing... we see you. We see how hard you work to protect us all and we see the emotional struggle this may be presenting. Thank you. For those of you who are pregnant and for those who have kids and running around… Any Job, Pharmacy, Grocery Store, Running, Big, Apothecary, Keep Running, Why I Run

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend we wanted to pause and say a big thank you to all our essential workers - whether you or your partner work at a grocery store, a pharmacy, at a hospital... any job that is keeping you and your partner or kids apart through physical distancing... we see you. We see how hard you work to protect us all and we see the emotional struggle this may be presenting. Thank you. For those of you who are pregnant and for those who have kids and running around…

Co-Parenting During 7 Tips For Navigating Custody Agreements - The crisis can make co-parenting more difficult for divorced parents with custody agreements. Here's how to navigate some common scenarios. Parenting Issues, Co Parenting, Parenting Quotes, Custody Agreement, Irish Twins, Third Baby, Three Kids, Kids Learning, Things That Bounce

7 Tips For Navigating Custody Agreements During COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis can make co-parenting more difficult for divorced parents with custody agreements. Here's how to navigate some common scenarios.

10 Tips to Keep Romance Alive on the Parenting Pathway - Dawn Kingston Dad Advice, Australian Men, Postpartum Depression, Night Routine, Children And Family, You Are Awesome, Stress Management, Something To Do, Improve Yourself

Struggling to keep the romance alive while parenting and in quarantine?

Quarantine can be tough for kids and for parents alike. Partner relationships in particular can take an emotional hit. That's why we wrote 10 tips for romance alive while parenting to help improve your emotional wellness. Many of these tips can also apply even while in quarantine - check it out by following the link! We also love this graphic by @Moomsymilk <3

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This Mom Is Raising 12 Children After Her Sister Died - Motherly

Francesca McCall is raising her seven children alongside her five nieces and nephew after their parents unexpectedly died from COVID-19.

A viral campaign #ButNotMaternity is raising awareness about the devastating effects of facing maternity appointments and labour alone due to Covid restrictions Start Of Labour, Early Stages Of Labour, Royal College Of Midwives, 20 Week Scan, Birth Partner, Doula Training, Third Pregnancy, Midwifery, Losing Her

Birthing Alone: Why Pregnant Women Risk A Mental Health Pandemic

A viral campaign #ButNotMaternity is raising awareness about the devastating effects of facing maternity appointments and labour alone due to Covid restrictions

For pregnant people, people about to give birth or new parents, 2020 proved to be particularly challenging. COVID-19 presented an extra set of unique challengeson top of the usual challenges faced when expecting a baby or becoming a parent. All these additional concerns + stressors can make a new mom more vulnerable to both prenatal and postpartum anxiety + depression. Recognizing that you are experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression is the first step to taking control of your recovery. New Parents, New Moms, Postpartum Anxiety, Mental Health Resources, Expecting Baby, People People, Stress And Anxiety, Vulnerability, Recovery

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For pregnant people, people about to give birth or new parents, 2020 proved to be particularly challenging. COVID-19 presented an extra set of unique challengeson top of the usual challenges faced when expecting a baby or becoming a parent. All these additional concerns + stressors can make a new mom more vulnerable to both prenatal and postpartum anxiety + depression. Recognizing that you are experiencing perinatal anxiety and depression is the first step to taking control of your recovery.

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DxTerity at-home COVID test

You can now buy an FDA-authorized COVID-19 test on Amazon. But before we go rushing off to 'add to cart,' there is a hugely important caveat: they may not be as accurate and we'd like them to be.

Plus, an explainer on how the body's immune system works. #covid19 #covidbaby #covidpregnancy #pregnancy Baby Born, Positivity, Health, Newborns, Mothers, Immune System, Birth, Pregnancy, Presents

Newborns of COVID-19 positive mothers were born with antibodies—and this could be huge

Plus, an explainer on how the body's immune system works.

'According to research, the coronavirus is taking a huge toll on new and expecting mothers. It’s no surprise that levels of postpartum depression and anxiety – previously impacting one in seven women – have been on the rise since March of this year. Fortunately, many organizations are here to help. Here are 7 expert tips for surviving pregnancy and new motherhood during the pandemic.' #yourenotalone #postpartumdepression #postpartumanxiety #maternalmentalhealth #momstruggles #momconfessions Postpartum Anxiety, Postpartum Depression, Mental Health Illnesses, Mental Health Issues, Suffering In Silence, Real Moms, Invisible Illness, Our Baby, Mommy And Me

7 Ways To Maintain Your Mental Health As A New Mom During Covid

Prior to the spread of coronavirus, 1 in 7 women struggled with postpartum mental health issues. Those numbers are rapidly increasing as women contend with the stress of giving birth and raising a newborn during a pandemic. Jen Schwartz, founder and CEO of Motherhood Understood, is here to help.

Family support can make all the difference when you're finally back home with your newborn, but for those who don't have it life can be seriously difficult. Here's how to cope when you're a new mom with no family support during those first few weeks and months postpartum. New Parents, New Moms, Baby Play, Baby Kids, Family Support, Preparing For Baby, Babies First Year, Baby Alive, Expecting Baby

Surviving Newborn Life without Family Support - 7 Tips - Pregnant Chicken

Family support can make all the difference when you're finally back home with your newborn, but for those who don't have it life can be seriously difficult.

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital. Second Pregnancy, Pregnancy Tips, New Sibling, Delivering A Baby, Postpartum Care, Breastfeeding And Pumping, Expecting Baby, Getting Pregnant, New Moms

Delivering During the Pandemic - What to Know - Pregnant Chicken

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital.

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital. Trimesters Of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Care, First Pregnancy, Baby Registry List, Delivering A Baby, Postpartum Care, Expecting Baby, First Time Moms, New Moms

Delivering During the Pandemic - What to Know - Pregnant Chicken

Being pregnant and delivering a baby during the COVID pandemic looks a little different than pre-pandemic times. Here are some tips for what to know before you go to the hospital.

You might have pictured a busy mat leave filled with baby swim classes and mommy-and-me yoga meetups. But COVID-19 has forced us to readjust our expectations indefinitely. #babydevelopment #childdevelopment #toddlerdevelopment #covidbabies Mat Leave, Swimming Classes, Todays Parent, Toddler Development, Baby Swimming, Baby Born, My Yoga, Mommy And Me, New Moms

Will all the under-socialized babies born in 2020 be OK?

You might have pictured a busy mat leave filled with baby swim classes and mommy-and-me yoga meetups. But COVID-19 has forced us to readjust our expectations indefinitely.

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Managing Life at Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Yale Medicine doctors share tips for managing social isolation.

There is a lot of misinformation out there. To combat that, we have collected a library of useful information here and will be updating it as time goes on. Mental Health Resources, 19 Kids, Pregnancy Health, Depression, Anxiety, Encouragement, Stress, Parenting, Humor

COVID-19 & Pregnancy

There is a lot of misinformation out there. To combat this, we have collected a library of useful information here and will be updating it as time goes on. We recognize that the stress that comes with pregnancy and parenting are difficult, but compounded with the unexpected and sudden arrival of the coronavirus have added increase stress, anxiety and depression. #coronavirus #covid-19 #covid-19pregnancy #pregnantduringcoronavirus #pregnancyhealth #covid19mentalhealth #covid19moms…

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Our adrenaline can't 'outpace' COVID-19, but Brené Brown offers 3 tips to better cope | CBC Radio

Author and podcast host Brené Brown talks to Matt Galloway about coping in the COVID-19 pandemic, and how accepting our own vulnerability can make us stronger.

While the pandemic can add stress during pregnancy, reducing pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during is possible. Effects Of Stress, Pregnancy Quotes, Anxiety Quotes, Postpartum Depression, Health, Health Care, Maternity Quotes, Anxious Quotes, Salud

During through COVID-19 it's more important than ever to care for your mental health while pregnant

While the pandemic can add stress during pregnancy, reducing pregnancy anxiety and postpartum depression during COVID-19 is possible. Here’s how: #pregnant #postpartumdepression #stress #perinatalanxiety #depression #anxiety

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend we wanted to pause and say a big thank you to all our essential workers - whether you or your partner work at a grocery store, a pharmacy, at a hospital... any job that is keeping you and your partner or kids apart through physical distancing... we see you. We see how hard you work to protect us all and we see the emotional struggle this may be presenting. Thank you. For those of you who are pregnant and for those who have kids and running around… Any Job, Pharmacy, Grocery Store, Running, Big, Apothecary, Keep Running, Why I Run

With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend we wanted to pause and say a big thank you to all our essential workers - whether you or your partner work at a grocery store, a pharmacy, at a hospital... any job that is keeping you and your partner or kids apart through physical distancing... we see you. We see how hard you work to protect us all and we see the emotional struggle this may be presenting. Thank you. For those of you who are pregnant and for those who have kids and running around…