10 Myths of Motherhood, with Tracy Cutchlow

The Birthful Podcast: Episode #145

Culturally, we may have this idealized dream of life with baby, where everything falls into place seamlessly, and that all you need to take care of your little one is love and the things on your registry. Oh, if it were so. Tracy Cutchlow helps examine those myths and more. Check it out.

 

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Myths we busted:

  • Everything about parenting, including breastfeeding, will come naturally.
  • All you need is the right gear.
  • You’ll get all you need in your baby shower.
  • It won’t take long to find the new normal.
  • A baby will only bring joy to your relationship.
  • You should tell your boss you’ll rush back to work as soon as possible.
  • You don’t need to save money before having a baby.
  • New parents don’t need to be taken care of. Only baby needs to be taken care of.
  • You should be able to do it alone.
  • You can’t change the way things are.

 

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Tracy Cutchlow is the author of the international bestseller Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science. Tracy is an award-winning journalist, a mom, a recovering perfectionist, a triathlete, a yogi, and a nature lover. She lives in Seattle, where you’ll find her biking around with her husband and their spirited 6-year-old daughter.

Learn more at zerotofive.net

 

 

 

 

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