251 - Matrescence and Becoming a Mother with Nikki McCahon

During this wonderful conversation with Nikki (https://www.instagram.com/nikkimccahon), she shares how she became a matrescence educator, how matrescence relates to adolescence, what changes can come with becoming a mother, why widespread knowledge on matrescence could decrease post-natal depression, the impacts of terminations and birth trauma on a woman’s matrescence, her recommendations for women preparing for motherhood, how men can best prepare for fatherhood, and so much more. In This Episode: * How Nikki became a matrescence educator (04:15) * What is matrescence? (11:28) * How we can be prepared for matrescence (17:33) * The factors that contribute to postnatal depression (25:14) * Nikki’s advice for transitioning to fatherhood (38:08) * Matrescence resources Nikki recommends (43:40) Get the full complete show notes, here: https://www.wellsome.com/podcast/ FREE LOVE YOUR CYCLE DOWNLOAD: https://www.subscribepage.com/love-your-cycle MENSTRUAL CYCLE MEMBERSHIP - WELL WOMAN ACADEMY: https://www.wellsome.com/academy/ LOVE YOUR CYCLE FB COMMUNITY: https://www.facebook.com/groups/loveyourcyclesisterhood/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/wellsome_jemalee/ WEBSITE: https://www.wellsome.com/ HELP US SPREAD OUR PODCAST WINGS This show is a passion project that I produce for the love of spreading menstrual cycle awareness for free. If you enjoy this show, help us reach more menstruators. The most effective way you can help is: 1. Subscribe to the show by clicking “subscribe” in iTunes 2. Write us a review in iTunes 3. Share this show with a friend, right now! 4. Screenshot and share via social media - don’t forget to tag me @wellsome_jemalee Simple yes, but you’d be AMAZED at how much it helps this passion project reach more people. iTunes’ algorithm uses ratings and review to know who to show our show to in their app. Review here on iTunes. In love & abundance! Jema

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The Well Woman Podcast was made by females, for females. Bringing out honest, truthful and the sometimes confusing side of women’s health. Join Jema Lee, a expert women’s cycle health educator as she breaks through the taboo topics of periods, poo, sex and sensuality. Together where we’re normalising periods, cracking open real body talk and fem rising the future. This podcast is designed to remind you that your body is amazing, you can achieve balance and body confidence all begins with your menstrual cycle. Get ready beautiful, you’re about to learn how to confidently reconnect with your body and discover your unique flow.