The Birth of Motherhood

Navigating the Motherhood Map

Juli Fraga, Psy.D. is a psychologist in San Francisco who specializes in women's health and postpartum mood concerns.

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About The Birth of Motherhood

This blog explores and examines the myriad dynamics that ensue as women approach not only the physical changes of pregnancy, but also the emotional ones. "How does one psychologically prepare for motherhood?" "What arises when a woman enters motherhood without the maternal guidance of her own mother?" Motherhood is a lifelong journey and this journey entails intimately connecting with a new identity. Becoming a mother may awaken long forgotten memories, feelings and thoughts that live inside of our psyches. 

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