Whether you’re thinking about it, trying, or if it’s already time, we get it: Becoming a parent is a big deal. (Huge!) So rest assured—feeling a little overwhelmed about it all is totally normal, and you’re hardly alone.
Few people know this better than Erica Chidi Cohen. As a trained doula and the cofounder of Loom, a health education platform, she’s made a career out of guiding anxious parents-to-be through this whole process—and you better believe she’s heard just about every single question in the book (and then some).
So in the spirit of a little pre-pregnancy 101, we invited Erica to answer some of your biggest FAQs: from the realities of birth to building a pregnancy team you feel confident in.*
Class is in session below:
When will I feel “ready” to be a parent?
Spoiler alert: Most of us are more prepared than we give ourselves credit for.