Things you need to know about your postpartum body

It’s possible that your idea of what a postpartum body should look like has been somewhat skewed by media and societal standards of where your physical appearance should be after you’ve had a baby. Remember that Barbie that had a pregnant belly you could attach and then take it off after she had the baby […]

What is a postpartum doula?

You’ve probably heard of a birth doula, but have you heard of a postpartum doula? A postpartum doula, as I like to put it, is a magical unicorn. I mean, we come and help out with baby, take care of Mom, and make sure that all is well at your home. It is pretty magical […]

The truth about the postpartum poo

Ask a 4 year old about postpartum poo and they’ll begin laughing hysterically and making farting sounds. (P.S. They don’t know what “postpartum poo” is and they don’t care. You said “poo”.) Ask a woman who’s given birth about postpartum poo and her response will let you know that this shit ain’t funny. Your body […]

This is how to make a sitz bath

You’ve probably heard of a sitz bath being part of your postpartum care routine, but you’re also probably wondering what the heck it actually is. Allow me to explain: Your perineum is the space between your vaginal opening and your anus. It’s a sensitive spot (as to be expected) and is also the most ravaged […]

How to babywear a newborn

You just had a baby! Congratulations! Now that you’ve settled into feeding and taking care of your postpartum body you’re probably considering that babywearing stuff that everyone was talking about during your pregnancy, but you’re wondering how to babywear a newborn. If this is your first baby it’s likely that you’ve been bombarded with suggestions on […]