Preparing for your first 40 Days postpartum is just as important as preparing for your birth. All too often mothers arrive home with baby and feel overwhelmed, exhausted and anxious. I am here to help you plan for and navigate this crucial time for you, baby and your new family.
My presentation at the 2021 Birth Symposium.
I will meet with you in person or online to discuss your unique postpartum needs and to help you write your plan. This plan can then be shared with family and friends so that everyone is on the same page to support YOU and BABY.
What things are important to eat in those first few days and weeks following the birth of your baby? Your body is working hard to repair, heal and nourish both you and your baby. Let me help you plan a delicious nutritious postpartum recovery menu that is easy to prepare. Create a meal train or stock up your freezer!
After birth you may have tears, stitches, swelling, bruising, hemorrhoids, constipation. So much going on that can get in the way of enjoying time with your baby. Let me show you natural ways to soothe, heal and support your body at this time.
If this is your first time with a newborn, or even your second, it is always beneficial to have someone you can contact to discuss nursing and bonding with your little one. Problems like engorgement and mastitis can be addressed and prevented. Let me show you how to help baby latch on with natural breastfeeding methods and techniques that really help during those early days.
Let me pamper you with abdominal massage to help your body relax and your uterus and bladder return to their pre-pregnancy place. This also helps with digestion and constipation. A rebozo hip sifting and Closing The Bones Ceremony is a powerful way to return your body, mind and soul back to its centre, Find acceptance and harmony with your new role as a mother.
Learn exercises you can do together with your baby, including baby massage, rhymes, movement, pelvic floor exercises to help with incontinence and yoga postures to help bring your abdominal muscles back together (address Diastasis Recti).