Are You Ready for Another Baby?

Are you ready to have another baby? Danielle dives into this question after hearing from listener Catherine who is struggling to come to terms with a new and unexpected pregnancy. Danielle discusses helpful ways to address the different feelings women may have in response to getting pregnant.

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You were made for this. It is not easy, but God will give you the grace you need.


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Are You Ready for Another Baby?

1. It’s OK to feel the way you feel.

Don’t waste time or energy beating yourself up for how you feel. Negative feelings are a part of life and even sometimes pregnancy!

2. Bring it to prayer.

This challenge is an invitation to grow in relationship with God. Learning to trust in the goodness and providence of God is a lifetime project!

3. Think of pain points you can address.

What worries you most? Can you do something practical to address your legitimate concerns?

4. Know that it’s hard, but you can do hard things.

You were made for this. It may not be easy, but God is giving you the grace you need.

Listener Feedback

At the end of today’s show, I share a voice message from Sally who shares ideas for celebrating with family and REALLY recommends Heather Robertson for health and fitness resources. 

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Megan Madden

Megan Madden is a homeschooling mother with a passion for writing and speaking on authentic femininity and virtuous womanhood. In 2017, she began graduate studies in marriage and family at the International Theological Institute in Austria. After moving to Kraków, Poland to work with university students, Megan more personally continued her research on the complementarity of man and woman, particularly on the question of what it means to be a woman. She delved into the study of renowned Catholic writers on women such as St. Edith Stein, Gertrude von le Fort, Alice von Hildebrand, St. John Paul II, and St. Teresa of Avila.

The results were the development of Megan’s online ministry A Mother’s Lace, as well as speaking opportunities and her book with Ascension: Mary, Teach Me to Be Your Daughter.

Megan lives outside of Oxford, England with her husband, who is a lecturer in theology, and their five children.

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  1. I am pregnant and so confused


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