BBL 052: Family and Relationship Q&A Session

There's no doubt that pregnancy and babies bring on the advice – and a lot of it comes from close family.  How do you handle unwanted advice and set healthy boundaries?  And what about your changing relationship with spouse and older children?  I cover several important topics this week:

Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • How to discuss pregnancy, birth, & baby choices with your mom
  • When you should set boundaries (and how to do it)
  • Standing firm in the choices you've made
  • How to talk to your husband about birth choices
  • Is it safe to continue nursing an older baby or toddler during pregnancy?
  • How to stay safe during pregnancy when you're chasing an active toddler
  • Coping with your family's needs after you've given birth
  • Preparing older siblings for the birth of a new baby

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Kristen is childbirth educator, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! She has spent years helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Find her on her website and helping families through her online childbirth class

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