Ep. 28 – It Took Months to Love My Baby, And I Don’t Feel Guilty About It – Chiara Townley

mom holding baby in her arms


When you welcome a baby into the world, you’re a messy ball of emotions.

We expect the excitement, happiness, and a little nervousness over having to take care of this ultra-fragile being, but what happens when that anxiety doesn’t go away after a few weeks? 

What happens when you start craving your old life and don’t feel a connection to the infant lying in your arms?

Sadly, many new moms go through this experience, including today’s guest Chiara. 

In this episode, writer and spiritual counselor, Chiara Townley, opens up about why it took her months to love her baby and how embarking on a spiritual journey not only taught her about her body but cultivated a stronger relationship with her child.

Bio: Chiara Townley is an Italian-born writer specializing in health and wellness and is passionate about helping others improve their lives. Her writing has been featured on Medical News Today, Thrive Global, and in Good Housekeeping magazine, among many others. She owns a spiritual counseling business and uses writing and intuition to provide guidance. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, son, and puppy.

Connect with Chiara at:

Website: https://www.chiarabtownley.com/guidance

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cbtwriting/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chiarabtownley/

Other links mentioned in this episode: 

Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing by Carolyn Myss


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