Mother Loss & Delayed Grieving w/ Peg Conway – episode #18

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Losing her mother at the age of 7, Peg Conway says that grief was the main soul work theme of her motherhood journey. Peg shares the story of how motherhood had a deep impact on the healing of her wounds from mother loss. Peg also shares how she was inspired by death to write about childbirth and spirituality, and what advice she has for any mothers who have also experienced mother loss.

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In this episode, you’ll hear: 
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-what triggered Peg’s grief once she was an adult
-why she feels there was delayed grieving
-how her grief manifested itself
-what “coaching your feelings” is and why her therapist tried to get Peg to see that she was doing it
-how the nurturing of her children had a big effect on healing her mother loss
-why Peg has moved away from the church to a more universal spirituality
-why she is passionate about life transitions
-Peg’s advice to mothers who have experienced mother loss

Show Notes:

Peg’s Website and Blog (where you can download her FREE self-guided retreat, “Bring Forth Your Birth Story”
Peg’s Book, Embodying the Sacred: A Spiritual Preparation for Birth
Peg on Facebook
Boston Globe Article: “I Was the Sun, and the Kids Were My Planets”
Motherless Daughters: The Legacy of Loss by Hope Edelman
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