Friday, August 19, 2016

Motherhood: What happens to a woman's brain?

postpartum doula

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” -Rajneesh

The artist Sarah Walker once told me that becoming a mother is like discovering the existence of a strange new room in the house where you already live. I always liked Walker's description because it's more precise than the shorthand most people use for life with a newborn: Everything changes.  Read more....

As a overnight postpartum doula, I love seeing the mother/child relationship build day by day...

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