Self-Care for You When Your Baby is Starting Solids with @drsterlingobgyn
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#94: What’s your status with self-care these days? You hear the term “self-care” thrown around a lot in the motherhood and parenting space...but what does it actually mean? 


In this episode Christine Sterling, MD from The Sterling Life is joining us to talk about why self-care as a parent is so important. We need to be taking care of ourselves, especially during transition times in your baby’s when you’re starting solids.


Dr. Sterling is a board-certified OBGYN dedicated to helping moms navigate pregnancy, postpartum and parenthood. She is a straight-talker and if you’ve brushed the idea of self-care to the side, Dr. Sterling is going to put it back front and center.


In our interview Dr. Sterling explains why as parents we tend to look to our children to fulfill areas of our lives where we’re feeling “not enough”. Her techniques will help you use self-care to move you closer to yourself, helping you feel more at peace in your life...while acknowledging that parenting will always be imperfect. Dr. Sterling’s mission is to help remind us that self-care can help bring joy among the imperfect.


In Dr. Sterling’s words, “Do your children see you enjoying life even when the to-do list is not done?” If you’re like most of us and the answer is no, check out this episode with Christine Sterling, MD @drsterlingobgyn to get some self-care in your situation stat!



If you’re ready to raise an independent eater and prevent picky eating then let’s get started learning about baby-led weaning together! Subscribe, rate and review the podcast here.









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