This Nest Building Plan can help you and your partner prepare for your baby’s best start. Share this plan with your care providers so they can support you and your family too.
As part of Elly’s Book Blog Tour, she joins Rebecca Wong and Barb Suárez for a Podcast Interview. They discuss reframing how to prepare parents for parenthood and dispelling the myth that you can't prepare for parenthood.
He wants it - you don’t, or maybe it’s the other way around? Let’s face it, either way, your sex life is likely to suffer when you’ve had a baby – and there are good reasons why. You might not be surprised (and maybe even relieved!) that around 80% of new mothers lose their mojo after they’ve had a baby.
Arguing more with a partner can be distressing, especially if you thought having a baby would bring you closer to your partner than before. The truth is parenthood brings couples closer in some ways but pushes them apart in others. The trick is to know how to find your way back to each other.
Meghan and Harry have recently welcomed baby Archie into their lives and introduced him to the world. Here are some words of advice for Meghan, Harry and all new parents:
Becoming Us is expanding! And we're delighted to introduce our very first Becoming Us Mentor, Barb Buckner Suarez. For professionals who decide to do our Facilitator Certification, Barb's here to usher you through. Here's a little about Barb:
Our full 2 day live Becoming Us professional training had been a long time in gestation. So I guess it was right that the first time it was delivered was via Peach Tree Perinatal Wellness in Brisbane, where I was born.
“…A highlight of visiting Bumi Sehat was spending a special few minutes with a very spent family - two small boys asleep on the floor next to their bleary eyed father and a very proud big sister sitting next to an exhausted but relieved looking newborn again mother and her new very contented black tufted hair baby boy….”
Their time in a tummy is a baby’s most intensive period of growth, but for you and your partner, it’s likely to be the first few months after they arrive into your arms and you and your partner are adjusting to your new roles - and new lives as parents
While there’s a lot of focus on parenting, there’s something really, really important for parents to know about. It’s called parentHOOD. Expecting parents deserve more preparation for parenthood, and new parents more support and direction through those early weeks and months of family.
Parenthood is often described as a journey - but we’re here to tell you that along with all the good stuff, some days can feel more like a wild expedition than a walk in the park! This is why it’s important for you and your partner to prepare yourselves for the most common challenges.