Welcome to Mothering the Mother podcast hosted by Registered Nutritional Therapist, blogger and mother, Alison Barker. Matrescence - the process of becoming a mother, is a deeply transformative experience that is not typically acknowledged as a rite of passage in our western culture. This transformation begins from pre-conception through to the postnatal period, and beyond. Some think it may last a lifetime. Many mothers long for the village in which to raise their children. In this podcast you will hear from mothers, leading experts and those involved in the field of mother-care and women's wellness. It will be a community to connect with, nourish and support mothers to bring about change mother to mother family to family. For more information you can find Alison at www.alisonbarker.com or on Instagram @alison_barker_ or join the Facebook Group Mothering the Mother.