Stress Less Live Better: For Pregnancy, Postpartum and Early Motherhood
In the latest book from her Stress Less Live Better series, Dr. Sanford and Megan Demsky teach you how to best meet the challenges of pregnancy, postpartum, and early motherhood. With over 30 years expertise in motherhood and emotional health, Dr. Sanford presents her 5 Simple Skills to reduce stress, anxiety, and parenting guilt by learning to calm your mind and body. Based on her Stress Less Live Better program developed for moms and busy people, these skill sets are practical and can easily fit into your daily life without needing extra time.
As a mom who experienced postpartum anxiety and a mindfulness student under Dr. Sanford, Megan talks about the importance of self-care, mind-body stress reduction, and the way these skills have helped her have more ease and joy in her life. Complete with exercises and opportunities for reflection, this book will guide you on your journey to stress less and live better.
Stress Less Live Better: 5 Simple Steps to Ease Anxiety Worry and Self-Criticism
Learn stress-reducing skills to cope better with daily anxiety, worry and self-criticism. In this book, Dr. Sanford describes 5 simple steps to make mindfulness practices part of your life. Based on her Stress Less, Live Better Program developed for moms and busy people, these skill sets are practical and simplified to fit in your life. Complete with exercises and opportunities for reflection, this book will guide you on your journey to stress less and live better.
Life Will Never Be The Same by Dr. Ann Dunnewold and Dr. Diane Sanford
Now, in Life Will Never Be The Same: The Real Mom’s Postpartum Survival Guide, their new definitive guide to emotional health surrounding childbearing, they present their clinically-proven strategies for surviving and thriving during both the postpartum period and a lifetime of motherhood. The feelings surrounding becoming a mom are often more powerful than feelings at any other time in a woman’s life. Pregnant and new moms take every precaution to ensure their physical health, from all the latest tests to prenatal vitamins. However, emotional health is just as critical, if not more! In fact, postpartum depression is the single most frequent complication of childbirth. As moms, the authors know what a wild ride pregnancy and postpartum emotions bring.
In this book, they share with you the best kept secret of all: caring for yourself emotionally will lead to a happier, more successful journey through motherhood and beyond. Within this book is exactly what every woman needs to know to balance her life as a mom. In this book you will learn to:
- Be emotionally healthy in the critical postpartum period.
- Prevent normal ups and downs from turning into anxiety and depression.
- Cope with postpartum depression and anxiety.
- Replace mothering guilt and inadequacy with confidence and strength.
- Survive and thrive as a mother by learning self-care, the key to emotional health and successful mothering.
Read an excerpt or buy the book here.