A PLANNED versus RANDOM recovery can make a world of difference. Just as we would follow a care plan after a dental procedure or sprained ankle, we should follow a recovery protocol after birth to re-balance nine months’ worth of physical, emotional, and hormonal transformations. Postpartum assistance is most often needed in the duration ofContinue reading “All About Postpartum Doulas”
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Top 10 Things You Need Postpartum
Here are my suggestions for things a freshly postpartum person may find quite handy, in no particular order…
How is Postpartum Doula Care Different From Friend & Family Help?
You might have heard of postpartum doulas and thought, “I’ve got family nearby and friends who will probably visit, so I don’t have the need.” It’s true that relatives and friends are tremendous assets to the postpartum support network. But here’s the thing: sometimes we may feel obligated to entertain or host guests who arriveContinue reading “How is Postpartum Doula Care Different From Friend & Family Help?”
Ideas For Celebrating World Doula Week
What’s This Week All About? World Doula Week kicked off in Israel as the first Doula Day on March 22, 2011. This is the date of the spring equinox, symbolizing the return of fertility. “The purpose of World Doula Week (WDW) is to empower doulas all over the world to improve the physiological, social, emotional, andContinue reading “Ideas For Celebrating World Doula Week”