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Postpartum Recovery Tips - Caring for your body

Postpartum Recovery Tips Series – Caring For Your Body After Birth

In the first part of this video I’m on about: – Resting after birth – Bleeding & cramping – Caring for tears & the bottle you need to have by the loo! – The dreaded first poop… RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THS VID: Reusable pads for postpartum bleeding: https://www.bloomandnora.com/collections/bloomers/products/bloomers-mighty-3-pack-boudoir In the second part of this video…

Episode 7: Hiring Help After Birth

In this episode, I’m discussing hiring in help for after baby is born – why you might want to (even if you can do it yourself!); some of the different types of help you can hire; and also some thoughts on how much it costs to do so. Hiring Help After Birth – Related Posts…

Mother’s Circle Kendal – FAQ

Book your place now! Where is the Mother’s Circle being held? At Aura on Stramongate, Kendal – it’s in the centre of the one-way system. Turn in at the barrier, then you can park at the venue on the left. Once you enter the building there’s a lift of the left which will take you…

Episode 6 – How To Rediscover Yourself In Motherhood

Entering motherhood and encountering a loss of identity is much more common than we think. Our identity can shift and change alongside the early days of motherhood – so when that ‘newborn fog’ starts to lift, we’re left trying to figure out who we actually are now. In this episode I’m discussing: – Why mothers…
why do mothers lose their identity

Why do mothers lose their identity?

Loss of identity after becoming a mother is more common than we think. If we look at a fairly typical situation, like a woman who has spent maybe 5-10 years in the workplace and then transitioned to staying at home for the first year(ish) with her new baby, it can probably be easily understood that…

Episode 5: Feeling Overwhelmed As A Mother – There’s No Time!

Today I’m talking about the thing that most often causes overwhelm and anxiety in mamas…time (or lack of it.) Sometimes it takes us to physically burnout or get floored by illness before we realise that we have been overloading our plate. In this episode I’m sharing an example from my own life – and how…
Postpartum Recovery Tips - Talking about Mental Health

Postpartum Recovery Tips Series – Talking about Mental Health

In the first half of this video, I’m talking about some of the ways your mental health can be affected after having a baby; plus: Although it’s a really vulnerable time in our lives where it’s so important to connect with others and seek help – it can actually be one of the hardest things…

Episode 4: Mother’s Intuition & Maternal Instinct – Where’s Mine?

In this episode, I’m talking about the concepts of ‘Maternal Instinct’ and ‘Mother’s Intuition’, and why… These two terms are not interchangable One has no evidence for actually existing Intuition isn’t just automatically there and available from baby’s birth And the simple formula to use in the early days which will build up your reservoir…
The Best Online Resources for Postpartum Support

The Best Online Resources for Postpartum Support

Whether you have recently had a baby and you’re aware there’s some gaps in your support network, or you’re getting organised for support before baby arrives, you can find a lot of the contacts and information you need online. However, in this ‘expert’ culture we currently live in, more and more people are putting things…

Episode 3: Birth & Postpartum Stories – Premature Birth & HBAC with 2 Under 2

In this episode, I’m sharing some of my own birth and postpartum story with both of my daughters – one a premature planned C-section after a hospitalized pregnancy, followed nearly 14 months later by a rural homebirth.   Join Our Facebook Community If you:– Are a first-time mum and want support to get off to…

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