The Birth Deck Blog
Self-Care Practices For Pregnancy and Beyond
Self-care is not a destination but a journey to figure out safe ways to nourish your health. In this blog, we identify 8 safe self-care practices ...
Clean Body, Clean Mind - A Simple Pre-Pregnancy Detox
Let’s be honest: there’s no perfect time to stop drinking wine during the week, binge-watching Netflix, and eating pasta like it’s your job. But w...
Keeping Pregnancy Sexy: A List of Dates, Positions & Wellness Tips to Spice Things Up
Pregnancy: it might not be something you naturally think of as sexy. Lucky for you, though, most partners will find a new adoration for you after...
Coping with Pregnancy Anxiety during the Pandemic
The process of bringing new life into this world is one that deserves to be joyful, secure, and full of exciting anticipation. But what about when...
How to Know When I've Given Enough
“How do I know when I’ve given enough? How much of me is for me and how much of me is for them? I still ask myself this question and my children are both grown!”
Maven Mamas Blog: Q&A with Sara Lyon, Creator of The Birth Deck
I find myself trapped in a cycle of trying hard and then wondering if I’m trying hard enough. It’s stupid. I’m over it. It generates stress to no good end. I’m actively trying to retrain my brain for positivity: what am I succeeding at? It’s leaving more energy to enjoy my kids as well as my personal pursuits when I’m not working.
WHY JUDGE A MOTHER? Why Mom-Shaming is Destructive to Your Overall Energy
Today Sara talks about something that you probably don’t associate with mom fatigue, but is an ever-present factor in most of our daily lives: Mom shame and mom guilt. Two sides of the same coin, both of which can really deplete our energy without us even realizing it.