Resources - Postnatal

There Is No Going Back to Normal

The transition into motherhood can be challenging – we are navigating new territory in our bodies, daily rhythms and lifestyle. I am often asked how long it takes to ‘get back to normal’, but for me that's not the right question. Every pregnancy is a rite of passage - a transition in to something new… Continue reading There Is No Going Back to Normal

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Calendula Postpartum Sitz Bath

Calendula is renowned as a medicinal, healing plant and has been used for centuries for healing wounds, burns and rashes. The sunshiney flowers are also a traditional remedy for boosting the immune system and lifting the spirits - you only have to look at them to feel better. I wanted to share here their use… Continue reading Calendula Postpartum Sitz Bath

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Hit the gym with your baby!

I don't mean the treadmill - how about you and your baby hit the baby gym together? Even just 2-3 minutes of lying down on your back and breathing deeply can really help to relieve postpartum back pain, soothe anxiety and encourage swift healing from the inside out. Here's a twenty minute video to give… Continue reading Hit the gym with your baby!

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For Mothers.. Let’s Breathe!

Tonglen for Mothers – DeLona Campos-Davis I breathe in the daily frustrations small as they are, big as they can seem I breath out patience for us all. I breathe in the loneliness of days spent mothering on our own I breathe out connection community, compassion. I breathe in the brokenness not being enough in… Continue reading For Mothers.. Let’s Breathe!