Postpartum

If Postpartum Feels Like Groundhog Day, You’re Not Alone

If Postpartum Feels Like Groundhog Day, You’re Not Alone

Balancing the complex needs, desires, and emotions of the full spectrum of reproductive health can quickly turn the days into weeks and months. The feeling of overwhelm, burnout, and loss runs deep and the isolating nature of early parenthood or infertility can compound things further.

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Perinatal Mental Health—Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression, Anxiety & More

Perinatal Mental Health—Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression, Anxiety & More

Pregnancy might be your first experience of full-on managed healthcare, and when your body is being so closely monitored, it’s surprisingly easy to forget about your brain. Shifting perspectives and slightly more mental health support has given millennials and Gen Z an opportunity to discuss neurodivergence and general mental wellbeing more than their parent’s generation.

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5 Postpartum Supplements to Help with Healing

5 Postpartum Supplements to Help with Healing

Pregnancy and labor take a significant toll on your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Even before you give birth, in the third trimester, you pass important nutrients to your baby to ensure your newborn has enough to get them through the first 6 months—but it often leaves you depleted of those same nutrients at a time when you really do need them.

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Pregnant Curious, Now What?

Pregnant Curious, Now What?

Maybe you are feeling new feelings when your period arrives, or are in deep conversation with a partner, parents or fielding questions from people at work. Perhaps you’ve never imagined your life with kids – and are experiencing a worry of regret if you don’t. We call this phase Pregnant Curious.

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Navigating C-section Recovery with Ease

Navigating C-section Recovery with Ease

Whether your cesarean was planned, unplanned or an emergency, the basics of caring for your tummy and scar after the surgery remain the same. Oftentimes these basics are covered by your primary care provider but with the arrival of your little one, it might be easy to forget.

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Self Massage & C-section Recovery

Self Massage & C-section Recovery

The first step to feeling empowered and connected to ourselves is knowledge. To support you in learning, I have written two blog posts; the first is full of c-section recovery tips, while here, I’ll share the benefits of self-massage after a cesarean. If you want to learn more about c-sections in general, check out A Doula’s Guide to C-sections here.

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