Perinatal Wellbeing - The Podcast about Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health

Stress Around Holidays with Anneke

November 22, 2023 Christine Cunningham Season 3 Episode 3
Perinatal Wellbeing - The Podcast about Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health
Stress Around Holidays with Anneke
Show Notes Transcript

On today's episode, I am joined once again by Anneke to discuss the stress that the holidays can bring. 
 We chat about the pressures of "the perfect celebrations," the weight of capitalism on gift-giving, and the unique mental load parents carry during the season.

 
Highlights: 
2:03 - Anneke's experience with celebrating holidays 
6:47 - Capitalism and the impact on gift giving as parents
11:52 - Traditions and social norms and how isolating they can be
28:31 - Mental load of parenting and managing holidays

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

You can find us at www.perinatalwellbeing.ca on Instagram @perinatalwellbeing_ontario or by email info@perinatalwellbeing.ca

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms discussed in this or any episode, don't hesitate to contact me at info@perinatalwellbeing.ca, and I can help you find support in your area or online. 

Check out Postpartum Support International at www.postpartum.net for more information about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders as well as free online support groups and a provider directory. 

You can look for an individual therapist on www.psychologytoday.com

Support the show

On today's episode, I am joined once again by Anneke to discuss the stress that the holidays can bring. 
We chat about the pressures of "the perfect celebrations," the weight of capitalism on gift-giving, and the unique mental load parents carry during the season.

Highlights: 
2:03 - Anneke's experience with celebrating holidays 
6:47 - Capitalism and the impact on gift giving as parents
11:52 - Traditions and social norms and how isolating they can be
28:31 - Mental load of parenting and managing holidays

Resources mentioned in this episode: 

You can find us at www.perinatalwellbeing.ca on Instagram @perinatalwellbeing_ontario or by email info@perinatalwellbeing.ca

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms discussed in this or any episode, don't hesitate to contact me at info@perinatalwellbeing.ca, and I can help you find support in your area or online. 

Check out Postpartum Support International at www.postpartum.net for more information about Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders as well as free online support groups and a provider directory. 

You can look for an individual therapist on www.psychologytoday.com

Support the show