Sometimes big, life-changing events happen. They leave you
feeling bruised and a lot less like the person you know you are in
your soul. You divide your life into the before and after. You
wonder how to make sense of it and how to move on as a new version
of yourself. At 18 weeks pregnant with her second child, she was
thrust unwillingly into the dizzying world of pediatric cardiology.
She was faced with enormous life or death decisions about the tiny
being inside of me, his heart the size of a grape.
Crafting and sharing that story of survival (listen to it here!)
planted the seed for what has become her creative business, Orchid
Trained as a genetic counselor, Rachel Nusbaum looks for
places in the world where science, writing, and healing meet
together in a pretty Venn diagram.
The best place to dive into Rachel's story (and how you can
write your own) is on her site. Follow her for
more writing therapy on Instagram and Facebook. She says, "Your story is
About the Podcast
New, expectant or aspiring mama? You’ve come to the right place. Learn from holistic health experts—and moms like you—about the importance and how-tos of self-care in a mind-body approach to pregnancy, birth and motherhood.