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Stopping Childhood Trauma in its Tracks

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As I laid awake at night pregnant with my first child, a million thoughts raced through my mind. I don’t feel maternal. Will I be a good mom? I like doing what I want. Will I learn to be selfless? How will I deal with this new challenge? Will it change me forever? Will I become my mom? That last one hit me like a ton of bricks. I sure hoped not.

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Libby Ward

Digital creator, speaker, and mental health advocate

Libby Ward is a digital creator, speaker, and mental health advocate with a deep commitment to changing the motherhood narrative and breaking toxic cycles. Every week Libby’s content reaches millions of women around the world in a meaningful way. She has been featured by the BBC, “Good Morning America,” “The Tamron Hall Show,” Global News, Motherly, Insider, and media outlets worldwide.


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