Postpartum Doula FAQ

Postpartum Doula FAQ

I have a history of anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, sexual violence, or other mental health issues – how would a postpartum doula help me? Mental health challenges can be difficult to manage during a vulnerable time like birth and early parenting. As much...
Radical Self-Care for New Mothers

Radical Self-Care for New Mothers

Let’s talk self-care. Yeah, I know you’ve heard it before – you need to fit your own oxygen mask first, etc… But really most of us aren’t that good at doing this. And for good reason, we’ve got little people (and others) depending on us. And we’ve been taught to...
Placenta Remedies: 3 Ways to Use Your Placenta Without Eating It

Placenta Remedies: 3 Ways to Use Your Placenta Without Eating It

Much attention has been given lately to placenta encapsulation and consuming placentas through smoothies. These practices have been said to help with the postnatal transition. When I was planning for my son’s birth I didn’t feel interested in encapsulation. I knew I...