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How do working mothers cope with the stress associated with parental care?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Are you caring

For your parents? Between your job, taking care of your parents and your children - it is essential that you somehow find a way to care for yourself.
To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi >.

In brief: Are you caring

For your parents? Between your job, taking care of your parents and your children - it is essential that you somehow find a way to care for yourself.
To address stress: talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi >.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Gong, Tai Chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation. God Bless you.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Stay calm

At all times, no matter what the issues are and be positive always .
Do not let the negative dwindle in your mind and pull you down. Turn all negatives to positives. Trying times will pass , as they always do. So put on a smile and strength you will gain. Happy parenting!

In brief: Stay calm

At all times, no matter what the issues are and be positive always .
Do not let the negative dwindle in your mind and pull you down. Turn all negatives to positives. Trying times will pass , as they always do. So put on a smile and strength you will gain. Happy parenting!
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Mindfulness

The practice of "mindfulness" helps in dealing with stress and anxiety without medication.
There are many books on "mindfulness". I have found it be very effective with my patients.

In brief: Mindfulness

The practice of "mindfulness" helps in dealing with stress and anxiety without medication.
There are many books on "mindfulness". I have found it be very effective with my patients.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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