BBL 181: How Moms Can Get What They Need

Many moms tell me they can't follow their intuition during pregnancy and birth because they don't have any intuition. Listening to your needs is the first step to discovering your inutition. In today's episode I talk about how to listen to your needs - and how to share your needs - even when you're busy with being a mom!

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Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • Why women don’t share their needs (or don’t share them well)
  • Real mama reality check: how to figure out what you need
  • You deserve to feel good and be happy
  • Why you should think in feelings…
  • …and why this doesn’t mean you need to be controlled by your feelings
  • How to figure out your boundaries (and why they matter with communication)
  • Simple steps to talk to your husband or partner
  • Strategies for having discussions with your care provider

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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