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

Mothering Without a Mother

December 27, 2023 Christine Cunningham Season 3 Episode 4
Perinatal Wellbeing - The Podcast about Prenatal, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health
Mothering Without a Mother
Show Notes Transcript

Content Warning:
Cancer, death, losing a parent, mention of miscarriage, perinatal loss

Description:
On today’s episode of the PWO Podcast, Kate Love joins me to share her story of navigating the loss of a parent and becoming a parent herself. 

Highlights: 

1:28 - Kate introduces herself

5:24 - Kate shares her story of her mom’s cancer diagnosis as she became pregnant

10:42 - Grieving and how Kate carries her mom with her and her mom’s passing

16:09 - Death phobia, grief in the Perinatal Period.

28:57 - The timeline of grief, “grief isn’t fixable.”

36:42 - Legacy and grief rituals

42:43 - Being aware of our own mortality and parenting little ones

49:16 - Kate’s advice to people grieving and people supporting those who are grieving

50:37 - Kate’s favourite memory of her mom, Mimi

Resources mentioned in this episode: 
You can find Kate on Instagram @katelovestherapy 

Be Ceremonial App - https://www.beceremonial.com/ 

Book: Crying at H Mart by Michelle Zauner 

Book: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön

Book: When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Krasny Brown

Book: Grief is Love: Living with Loss by Marissa Renee Lee

Andrea Warnick https://andreawarnick.com/ 

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 please reach out to me at info@perinatalwellbeing.ca and I can help you find support in your area or online. 

Check out Postpartum Support International atwww.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 onwww.psychologytoday.com

Support the show

Content Warning:
Cancer, death, losing a parent, mention of miscarriage, perinatal loss

Description:
On today’s episode of the PWO Podcast, Kate Love joins me to share her story of navigating the loss of a parent and becoming a parent herself. 

Highlights: 

1:28 - Kate introduces herself

5:24 - Kate shares her story of her mom’s cancer diagnosis as she became pregnant

10:42 - Grieving and how Kate carries her mom with her and her mom’s passing

16:09 - Death phobia, grief in the Perinatal Period.

28:57 - The timeline of grief, “grief isn’t fixable.”

36:42 - Legacy and grief rituals

42:43 - Being aware of our own mortality and parenting little ones

49:16 - Kate’s advice to people grieving and people supporting those who are grieving

50:37 - Kate’s favourite memory of her mom, Mimi

Resources mentioned in this episode: 
You can find Kate on Instagram @katelovestherapy 

Be Ceremonial App - https://www.beceremonial.com/ 

Book: Crying at H Mart by Michelle Zauner 

Book: When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön

Book: When Dinosaurs Die by Laurie Krasny Brown

Book: Grief is Love: Living with Loss by Marissa Renee Lee

Andrea Warnick https://andreawarnick.com/ 

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 please reach out to me at info@perinatalwellbeing.ca and I can help you find support in your area or online. 

Check out Postpartum Support International atwww.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 onwww.psychologytoday.com