A supportive partner can make the postpartum a much more positive experience for everyone involved. This post is part of a series for partners and support people. We're going to work through what to expect in the postpartum, how to help your partner, some things to look out for, and how to keep your connection strong.
Just because you have done it before doesn't mean that you have it all together. You may have done it before, but you've never done it before with this new baby or with this amount of kids. You deserve help too.
With a postpartum plan, you can help to reduce stress in the postpartum period. Read on to find out what a postpartum plan is, why it's important, and how to make one. Read to the end for a special bonus!
All new families deserve to have a doula at their birth and in the postpartum period. Unfortunately, the cost can seem prohibitive for many families. Read on for some tips to to make it more accessible if you're struggling with finding the funds for hiring a doula. And no, I'm not going to just tell you to stop buying coffee!
The holiday season can be stressful at the best of times, but when you have a newborn that stress is just magnified. Among all of the regular holiday stress, you also have to deal with “Baby’s First Christmas!” Here are my top tips for making your holiday season with a newborn a less stressful time.
When a new baby comes home, it's an exciting time. But it can also be intimidating when you have older kids at home too. How can you manage to keep your big kids and baby happy at the same time? It's not as hard as it seems.
When you are going to have a baby, it's easy to focus on what you need for your baby and forget that there are things that you will need. Here's my list of the postpartum must haves that I think every new parent needs to get before baby arrives!