This time I chat with Maria Brooks – a mom, birth nurse and childbirth educator.
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The guest – Maria Brooks
Maria is a mom, a Certified Registered Nurse on a busy Labor & Delivery floor as well as a Free-Standing Birth Center, and a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator (LCCE) and a President of Lamaze International.
On a day-to-day basis, Maria works with expecting and brand new parents. She provides care ranging from antepartum to labor and birth for both lower and high risk mothers and babies.
As a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator she has taught hundreds of women and their families on topics spanning from prenatal care to preparation for childbirth, postpartum and early parenting.
Having gone through this experience once before, I know how stressful it may be to be a first-time soon-to-be parent.
Lamaze education and practices are based on the best, most current medical evidence available. Their goal is to provide expectant parents with the support and information needed to have the best pregnancy, childbirth and early parenting.
They can help reduce the use of unnecessary interventions and improve overall outcomes for mothers and babies.
So, check them out!
In today’s chat with Maria, we’re getting into:
- Lamaze’s 6 core principles for preparing for childbirth.
- Dads’ roles in early childhood.
- Importance of self-care for both parents.
- Why a lot of dads feel insecure around their newborns and how moms can help them.
- How to manage the changing dynamics in close relationship with new mom.
- Tips on how to deal with conflicts (they will come up, trust me).
- Taking care of new mom.
Tune in to today’s episode!
Interview with Maria Brooks from Lamaze International (Podcast Episode 083):
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