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Postpartum Support

Five Reasons To Join Our Facebook Community

Did you know we have a new Facebook Community? Here are five reasons why you might want to join us: Support & reassurance We all have those times where we have a wobble, both before and after baby arrives. Sometimes you just need to ask a question or just vent! This is a place where…

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Postpartum Recovery Tips Series – Caring For Your Body After Birth

Postpartum Recovery Tips - Caring for your body

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…

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Episode 7: Hiring Help After Birth

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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…

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Mother’s Circle Kendal – FAQ

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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…

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Postpartum Recovery Tips Series – Talking about Mental Health

Postpartum Recovery Tips - 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…

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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…

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Creating A Postpartum Support Network

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Working out how to build your postpartum support network is really useful to do before you have your baby, but it’s not too late to plan after the baby has arrived. There are lots of reasons why you may want to build a network to support you after the birth of your baby – for…

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How much does a postpartum doula cost?

how much does a postpartum doula cost

If you’re currently pregnant and planning for your birth and postpartum, you may be considering hiring a postpartum doula to support you.  Once you’ve found one or two prospective postpartum doulas, it’s likely that they sound like just the sort of thing you need – but the question is, how much does a postpartum doula…

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What is the difference between a birth doula and a postpartum doula?

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You’re probably already familiar with the concept of a doula – they’ve started to move more into the mainstream and several famous faces (including the Duchess of Sussex) have talked about their plans to use a doula. However, there are a couple of different types of doula work and services that you can hire to…

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Episode 1 – Why do new mothers benefit from postpartum support?

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In the very first episode of the Empowered Mothers Network Podcast, I’m discussing some of the reasons that new mothers benefit from postpartum support – regardless of their background or birth.   Are you preparing for the birth of your baby? Download ‘Seven tips on building your postpartum support network’ to help you feel supported…

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