We all know that life doesn’t slow down after you’ve given birth. Your family, your household, your job… These are all valid reasons to feel overwhelmed; however, making a postpartum plan can help relieve some of that stress!
Regardless of how you choose to feed your baby, it’s possible you’ll run into a few bumps in the road.
Society has led us to believe that after birth, the parent-child bond is instantaneous and never-wavering, but the reality is that there’s more to the story.
It is no secret that pregnancy is a whirlwind of hormones. What some people forget is that it takes time for your body to regulate those hormones after the baby is born.
In our society, there is a lot of pressure for new parents to bounce right back after giving birth. But the reality is that there is a period of physical recovery that needs to take place first.
Hi, my name is Meghan, and I struggle with chronic, debilitating pain. Every time my daughter asks me to pick her up, go to the park, play on the floor, or snuggle in her bed, the most frequent answer is, “No, Mommy can’t do that right now.” As young as two years old, she had learned…
With the endless lists of whosits and whatsits and thingamajigs, it’s hard to know what you really need for your new baby. Here are the TOP FIVE baby products I’ve found to be invaluable as a parent and postpartum doula: Boppy Why it’s awesome: It offers support as you cradle baby in your arms, and…
As a new or expectant parent, it sometimes can be difficult to find the time or energy to make healthy food choices. So what better way to kick off National Nutrition Month than with some quick and easy snacks to get through your busiest of days. Hummus or cottage cheese Suggestions: Serve with pita chips,…
Whether you’re having your first baby or your last, knowing the B.A.S.I.C.S. can make a world of difference in your breastfeeding journey.
You know the saying, but have you tried living it? Until a few years ago, I couldn’t honestly say I tried very hard. I was one of those people who jumped at the opportunity to “educate” someone, and would walk away from a conversation smugly, thinking “Now they know better, so they’ll do better.” Then I became a doula….