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Body Acceptance After Birth with Angela Garbes

Angela Garbes is a journalist and the author of Like a Mother: A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy. It was named the 2018 Best Book of the Year by NPR. Angela was the former staff food writer at Seattle newsweekly and The Stranger, and her work has been featured in the New York Times, New York Magazine, The Cut and NPR. Many of you mamas have told us about your struggles with body changes after pregnancy, which is something Angela has lots of experience with, so today we’re going to dive into this topic.

In this episode, we’ll talk about:

  • Angela’s career in journalism
  • The lack of diversity in books, resources, and publications on motherhood
  • The connection between postpartum body issues and disordered eating
  • Navigating weight changes during pregnancy
  • How to practice body acceptance and neutrality during postpartum body changes
  • & MORE!



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