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Postpartum Body Image: Primal Perspective

7 days ago   |   By Mark's Daily Apple

Today's post was inspired by a question that came in from a reader who is struggling with depression and body image issues after having children. I asked my colleague Dr. Lindsay Taylor, being a psychologist and a mother herself, to step in.
Having witnessed all the wondrous changes that women's bodies go through during and after pregnancy with my wife Carrie, I'd like to add my support and encouragement to my readers who struggle with these issues.
This post is for all the mamas and mamas-to-be who are struggling with the ways in which their bodies have changed, grown, stretched, and been...
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