The Birth of Motherhood

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Maternal Fantasies

Did you fantasize motherhood would "be" a certain way only to feel surprised when your dreams did not match reality? Maternal fantasies are a healthy and common way of attempting to "see" into our future selves as mothers. Yet when these dreams are not concurrent with our actual experiences, we may feel disappointed and confused. Read More

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

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