NICU Now Episode 6: Practicing Self Care in the NICU

In this episode

Kelli speaks with award-winning speaker, life-balance coach and author of The Mother’s Guide to Self-Renewal, Renee Trudeau, about self care and replenishing yourself during a stressful time. This episode will include:
  • What is self care?
  • Being aware of your body’s needs and giving yourself permission to respond to those needs
  • The difference between physical and spiritual self care
  • How you can replenish yourself during a stressful NICU stay
  • Quick self-care exercises you can apply at home

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Additional resources

BONUS! Our listeners can now access these meditation exercises led by Renee:
  • Equal Part Breathing Meditation (about 6 minutes)
  • Body Sensing Exercise (about 7 minutes)
Access both here. There is a pause in between each recording. Listeners will want to turn up the volume all the way; these are soft. Make sure to keep a journal/pen nearby!

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