The first 3 months after childbirth are known as the 4th trimester, and for good reason. Your body goes through so much with childbirth, and focusing on postpartum recovery is incredibly important for your health too.
Postpartum recovery comes in many forms. If you’re looking for resources about healing your body and mind postpartum, check out some of our postpartum recovery resources below.
Postpartum Recovery for New Mamas
- Perinatal Depression and AnxietyTypically, one in five women will experience a perinatal mood disorder in their journey to and through motherhood. Unfortunately, the year 2020 has been anything but typical, aggravating already high levels of social/emotional stress, especially postpartum moms. If you’re struggling, you’re not alone! Read on for details on what is PPD/PPA and what how to get help.
- Top 10 Things to Do When Returning From Maternity LeaveComing back from maternity leave is challenging for every mom. Trying to juggle all the things you feel you need to do with work and life at home with a new little one (or two) can make you feel like you have no idea where to start. This list of Top 10 Things To Do When Returning From Maternity Leave will help as you navigate these waters.
- Bottle Feeding a Breastfed BabyThose first few weeks home with your newborn are amazing, but also can be full of challenges. Many moms struggle with breastfeeding, and other moms also struggle with bottle feeding. If you are navigating the waters with both, it can be hard to know where to start with bottle feeding a breastfed baby.
- 7 Easy Ways To Set Boundaries For Your Newborn During a PandemicPregnancy is a journey filled with so many emotions, but being pregnant during a pandemic brings on a whole new level of mommy worrying. It can be so uncomfortable to set boundaries with family and friends during the postpartum period even without a pandemic, but setting boundaries for your newborn is essential for so many reasons.
- The Best Breastfeeding AccessoriesIn case no one told you: breastfeeding is hard for most new moms. I struggled with both of my boys, but there are so many things that can help you, like this list of the best breastfeeding accessories.