It might feel over-simplified but: We believe what we think about.
So go to it! Get writing your affirmations! And then get reading your affirmations! You have literally nothing but negative thoughts to lose!
During the first hour after birth it’s significantly important for the mother-baby bonding process to unfold. Which is super easy, it's keeping mom and baby together, chest to chest.
Placenta capsules have been reported to help:
-curb postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis.
-replenish lost nutrients.
-increase milk production.
-increase energy, combat fatigue.
-stop/lessen postpartum bleeding.
-provide natural iron supplementation.
-help contract the uterus back to normal size after birth.
-Increase in CRH, a stress-reducing hormone.
I think it's safe to say that 100% of women would rather not have a vaginal exam. So what if you could assess how dilated you were without having to have an internal exam? Here are 6 ways.
5 ingredients to avoid in your diaper cream and what to look out for frequent diaper rash or skin irritations. Helping you with solutions to an irritating problem.
Anchors and rituals are important ways to help a women achieve an unmedicated delivery. Anchors help to deepen a practiced state of relaxation. Rituals are an intuitive coping mechanism that a laboring women puts in place to move through each contraction.
postpartum is a little trickier. It feels like it should be as instinctual as pregnancy but there is typically a large learning curve for both you and for your baby.