If you’re a mom in her 40s and have a daughter in her early teens and in puberty, you may have noticed some similarities between what you and her are experiencing at the same time.
This is the third article on perimenopause in a series of three written by Dr. Metten. In this article she discusses changes that some women experience in their emotions and desires during this time of transition.
When you ask women who have already entered menopause about their experience with perimenopause the first thing they will talk about is the emotional challenges they experienced.
When you feel challenged in your mind, it is scary and frustrating. Many women say,
“I think I am losing my mind.”
This is the second in a series of three articles written by Dr. Metten on perimenopause. In this article she discusses the changes happening in yourmenstrual cycle and how this might affect your daily life. [Read more…]
How did this happen? My daughter is entering her reproductive years and I’m leaving mine.
I feel like I am experiencing what she is experiencing, but in reverse! How are we going to get through this?
This is the first in a special series of three articles for moms written by Dr. Metten on perimenopause. In this article she discusses the changes happening in your ovaries.
I’ll bet many of us have had this thought when we reflect back to our puberty experience. I am always intrigued when I teach small groups of girls about puberty and notice that their mothers are rapidly taking notes for themselves! [Read more…]