Becoming a Calm Mom: How to Manage Stress and Enjoy the First Year of Motherhood

Author Deborah Roth Ledley is a mother of two and a clinical psychologist who specializes in anxiety disorders and works with new mothers. In this book, she introduces six simple strategies to handle the inevitable stress we all experience during the first year of motherhood. In the Calm Mom Toolbox you will find strategies for healthy thinking, behavior, communication, and decision-making, as well as relaxation skills and approaches to nurturing existing and new relationships. Rather than simply giving advice, Becoming a Calm Mom teaches skills to help new moms function better, and gain more enjoyment from this exciting stage of life.