Tag: postpartum plan

Real support for breastfeeding parents

Andrea Syms-Brown is an IBCLC, a board-certified lactation consultant, that practices breastfeeding support in New York City and globally. Andrea is an IBCLC, which is a board-certified lactation consultant. She joined us to talk about how we can better support […]

What is the postpartum period and how long does it last

While there is a lot of discussion around the postpartum period, when it comes to a woman’s recovery from giving birth, these discussions are often missing anything about the postpartum timeline. The postpartum recovery timeframe is completely left out. With […]

Getting started with Kegels postpartum

The idea of Kegel exercises is probably not a new one to most women, especially new moms. Discussions about the “pelvic floor” have become much more common over the last several years, along with the benefits of Kegels for all […]

What mom needs in the first weeks after birth

Shopping for baby clothes, completing a registry, and opening baby shower gifts are such fun parts of having a baby. Who doesn’t love tiny booties, onesies with clever prints, and Sofie the giraffe? Heck, even newborn diapers are cute! But […]

Creating a postpartum plan

Having a postpartum support plan will help you take care of yourself, set healthy boundaries, and ensure your needs can be well taken care of while you transition to new parenthood. New mom or dad, you are preparing for a […]

Getting ready for the post-birth hospital stay

Let’s set the scene: You’re packing your hospital bag. You’re 37 weeks pregnant and feeling like anything could happen at any moment, but you’re also worried that maybe you’ll just be pregnant forever. You’ve washed all those cute little onesies […]

Making a Postpartum Plan

Most people who are pregnant are familiar with the idea of writing a birth plan (or more commonly “birth preferences” since truly, it’s hard to plan how labor and birth will unfold!), but too few parents-to-be think about sitting down […]