Preventing Postnatal Depression

Preventing Postnatal Depression

One of the more common questions I get asked from pregnant women is ‘how can I prevent postnatal depression’? If you type ‘postnatal’ into google, some of the suggested phrases are ‘postnatal depression’, ‘postnatal anxiety’ and ‘postnatal depletion’. It’s not...
The Golden Month

The Golden Month

Growing and birthing a baby takes a lot of energy. In many cultures, the time after the birth is treated with reverence. It is believed, that many chronic ailments can be cured during the postpartum time, as long as the mother is cared for properly. It is considered a...
How to love your postpartum

How to love your postpartum

Many people are aware of the role that the love hormone oxytocin plays in making and birthing babies, but do you know it’s critical during postpartum too? Feeling loved up after you have your baby is important for several reasons. High levels of oxytocin will help you...
Asking for help during postpartum

Asking for help during postpartum

I’m making it my mission to bring more awareness around the transformative postpartum time. I must admit, as a doula and childbirth educator, I’ve been guilty of placing a lot of importance on birth preparation. Indeed, there is a strong correlation between a woman’s...
Natural remedies for postpartum

Natural remedies for postpartum

Preparing for the postpartum time is just as important as preparing for the birth. There are remarkable changes happening in the mind and body of the new mother. I encourage you to take time to think about the post-natal period before you are experiencing it. It can...

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