Becoming a mother will present new challenges in your life, making it is easy for you to your care and needs behind all of the other things you have to focus on. With the right tools, you can reach your goals and take hold off your new normal. You can do more than just survive postpartum, you can thrive.
postpartum is more than physical recovery. it is a multilayered process that takes time...
Life as a new mom is lonely. Especially in the first days and weeks when your life is mostly baby care, feeding, mom care and resting at home and the occasional appointment or outing. And if you’ve chosen to breastfeed, it can definitely get boring (yes. i said it. pumping too). Especially in the newborn stage when nursing sessions can last anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes (or longer! I’m looking at you clusterfeeding).
ou’ve seen the memes. Schools out, parents are stocking up on snacks, guzzling wine and counting down the days until back to school. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
You have spent so much time preparing your body and mind for pregnancy and birth. Changing your diet and excersizing more. Reading all of the books and blogs and creating a birth plan. Curating a registry and preparing baby's nursery. Celebrating with friends and family at your gender reveal and baby shower. All so that your baby gets the very best from the start. But I have to remind you of one thing. I have to let you in on something that many pregnant women overlook.
My opinion on improving Black Maternal Health... FOCUS ON POSTPARTUM. The Black Mamas Matter Alliance created Black Maternal Health Week to bring together those working to raise awareness and change to the current situation of birthing for black women in the United States.
Congratulations! You are about to embark on one of the greatest journeys of the human experiences!
“The next mom I meet I will recommend that she prepares a nice space for herself...” These words jumped out at me as I read through a client review I’d recently received. Although there was not really a question on the form asking for advice for other parents my client felt it was very important … Continue reading Take This New Mom’s Advice: Make Room For You After Birth
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If you don't already know, a complete overhaul of what postpartum care looks like is long overdue. In May, the American College of Gynecologist, will officially release its new stance on what postpartum care should look like. And thankfully, YOU are the focus of this new plan. The current standard, referred to as the 6 Week Visit, includes...