Nutrition & Postpartum Depression

By Nivine Hanach  Clinical dietitian and a PhD candidate in health promotion with concentration on maternal mental health and infant care. With October being the mental health month, let’s talk about the importance of maternal mental health, especially during the postpartum period. The postpartum period is a transitional phase during which women go through many physical,…

The Other Side Of Motherhood | Postpartum 101

By Sinitta Founder of Mamacare ME No matter how much you read, how many mom friends you talk to, or even how many doulas’ brains you pick, it’s tough to know exactly how your labor and delivery will go down.Emotionally the birth of a baby can trigger a jumble of powerful emotions, from excitement and…

The Bittersweet Reality of Motherhood: How I Embraced it

By Karen Al Annan Why Motherhood Is Bittersweet : Identity Loss, Postpartum Depression & loving my babies in between Motherhood! Wow. One word, three syllables, infinite dimensions. My name is Karen Al Annan. I am a mom. I am a wife. I am a friend. I am a daughter. I am what feels like a…

How To Practice Intuitive Eating As A Mom

Are you on good terms with FOOD? Your relationship with food should be priority and you should be fully aware of the nutrition you give to your body.  Women/mothers go through tremendous hormonal, physical and mental changes that affect their eating habits, the quality of food and the time or way of eating.  Intuitive eating…

Who run the world – Girl it does not always have to be you!

By Laura Rossouw From cave woman to now, our bodies as women have remained mostly the same, yet our lifestyles have become remarkably more chaotic.  Grow a baby, birth a baby and raise a baby, on top of everything else that ‘needs’ to be done – sound familiar? Sure, we have caffeine, Deliveroo and pre…

Fly, Fly Away… (About Postpartum)

By Melinda Italiano …on hair wings. The postpartum period is ugly. Except for those lucky ladies who look like they went to the spa and are glowing with motherhood a week after giving birth (you know who you are!!). I am not one of those people, unfortunately. For instance, I feel like I used to…

Mama Realness – Post Baby Body

By Laila Nachar Before I share… ahem, I mean confess my personal story of my post-baby body, it’s only fitting that you get to know a bit about me first. My family and I have been living an expat life in Abu Dhabi for TEN years! We are an American-Lebanese family enjoying this beautiful and…