Top 12 Postpartum Essentials

Top 12 Postpartum Essentials

Postpartum doulas Jenn and Kate share their list of the top 12 postpartum healing essentials for new moms!

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Safe Essential Oil Use in Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth: An Interview with Amber Duncan

Safe Essential Oil Use in Pregnancy, Labor, and Birth: An Interview with Amber Duncan

Certified Clinical Aromatherapist Amber Duncan talks about the safety and effectiveness of essential oils, especially during pregnancy, labor, birth, and the early-postpartum period. She dispels some common myths about essential oils, and discusses why it is important to find a reputable source for information and before use.

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Postpartum Self-Care Tips for New Moms: Part 2

Postpartum Self-Care Tips for New Moms: Part 2

Did you know that you can use a baby diaper and ice for mess-free cool relief on the perineum? Certified Labor Doula and Childbirth Educator Kate Rich demonstrates how to make this soothing compress and shares why it works in a quick video for new moms to use in the early days and weeks after birth.

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Cesarean Recovery: 5 Survival Tips for the New Mom

Cesarean Recovery: 5 Survival Tips for the New Mom

Labor doula and postpartum doula Ash Edwards, a guest blogger from Mountain State Maternity, shares 5 tips for new moms recovering from cesarean birth, and how to support the healing process.

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Supporting and Healing Birth Trauma: An Interview with Renee Groenemann

Supporting and Healing Birth Trauma: An Interview with Renee Groenemann

"My purpose is that women feel their true power in birth. Birth is one of the ultimate expressions of female identity in that not only are we birthing our little ones, but the whole process is the ultimate expression of life—feminine creativity, surrendering to the process, and conquering the fear of the unknown to experience the ultimate love and passion. Women deserve to emerge from this process of true courage and love with a sense of strength rather than fear or victimization."

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