Many mamas second-guess themselves or even feel powerless to speak up for themselves during pregnancy and while mothering. While listening to the “experts” can be helpful, this episode helps you discover how to listen to and trust yourself.
Topics I Cover in This Podcast:
What exactly does “trusting yourself” mean?
What trusting yourself is NOT (hint: it's not all about touchy-feely intuition!)
How to listen to what your body is telling you
Easy ways to start trusting your body – even if you've ignored it before
How to honor your emotions the right way
What you should do – even if you know you're overreacting to something
Why your emotions are valid (but you may still choose NOT to act on them!)
Truth – gaining knowledge is an important part of trusting yourself
It's totally okay to consult “experts” and others who have had similar experiences (and how to keep believing in YOU when you do that)
What to do when you feel like your intuition is broken
Feeling confident when you talk to care providers (and critical family members)