Tag: post partum

Recovery Gone Wrong 

Someone recommended this book to me last week as we talked about our birth experiences (I didn’t buy it because it’s $32 and that seems crazy!). I’ve been pretty vocal that Liam’s birth didn’t go as I had planned and was a little traumatic for me (us) at the time. However, I’ve since come to

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Placenta Encapsulation

Had you mentioned placenta encapsulation to me 5 years ago, or even 3, I probably would have loudly said “ew” or “never” or “whyyyy?” but now, I’m on board. My curiosity began after seeing a fit mama that I follow on Instagram post about her own experience with placenta encapsulation. She felt like she had

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Do we need a doula?

I read about Doulas in What to Expect When You’re Expecting and thought it sounded kind of nice. Then we learned exponentially more about what doulas actually do in our Prepared Childbirth class. After discussing and agreeing that we both thought having extra support during delivery would be a good idea, we asked our Prepared

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