Category: Postpartum

Postpartum: The Best Kept Secret About Homebirth?

One of the things we never seem to talk about is how very different the immediate postpartum period is at a homebirth versus at a hospital. I was recently a doula for a couple who planned a hospital birth. One of

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Paid Maternity Leave

This is an old image that made its rounds on the interwebs awhile ago, but still resonates with our current birth and postpartum culture in the US. Yes, it is a bit oversimplified in regards to our current maternity leave

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When the Baby is Born, it Belongs to Everyone

You may already know I’m a bit of a geek. Throughout high school and college I spent much of my free time reading webcomics. Lately, I’ve been checking out graphic novels from my local library (my local library is probably hands down my favorite

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