Childbirth Practices to Support You

10 Meaningful ways to support yourself postpartum

Ten Meaningful Ways to Support Yourself Postpartum                  www.WellnessHouseNorthampton.com 1. Trust your Mama-ometer! You are THIS precious one’s mama. Others may know their baby best and you will know yours. 2. Connect with experienced moms who share your values. There are many world views around child rearing. Have… Continue Reading 10 Meaningful ways to support yourself postpartum Continue Reading 10 Meaningful ways to support yourself postpartum

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Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

Top 10 Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period: 1. Nursing challenges: lack of milk, let-down difficulties, mastitis Colicky/fussy baby 2. Anemia and or tiredness, lack of energy. 3. Urinary incontinence/stress incontinence/dribbling urine 4. Lingering pain in the perineum, pelvic floor, hip or site of surgery Post-partum hypertension 5. PPD: Post-partum depression/anxiety/mood disorders… Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period Continue Reading Top Ten Reasons to Refer for Acupuncture during the Post-Partum period

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Induction isn’t all about the contractions.

Induction isn’t all about the contractions? What do you mean? The cervix starts out posterior, back, high and tight. The cervix needs to some forward, soften and ripen to support our contractions to be effective and help the cervix open. Nutshell mantra to support this? Softening, ripening, opening. When we support the cervix to soften,… Continue Reading Induction isn’t all about the contractions. Continue Reading Induction isn’t all about the contractions.

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Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports

Trust Your Mama-O-Meter (AEM) Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports 1. Trust your Mama-ometer! You are THIS precious one’s mama. Others may know their baby best and you will know yours. 2. Connect with experienced moms who share your values. There are many world views around child rearing. Have women in your circle who hold up… Continue Reading Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports Continue Reading Amy’s Top 10 Postpartum Supports

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Baby is breech? Consider this along with what you are already doing.

Baby is breech? Consider this along with what you are already doing. Every thought we have, every emotion we experience, has a direct, measurable biochemical reaction in our body. Thank you Dr. Candace Pert. How does this affect breech babies?? Talk to your baby! Your baby is a precious, sentient being that understands everything but… Continue Reading Baby is breech? Consider this along with what you are already doing. Continue Reading Baby is breech? Consider this along with what you are already doing.

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When Postpartum Depression is more

When Postpartum Depression is more. How CAN we support mothers who express symptoms of post-partum depression and or mental illness without shaming them or punishing them? This is a conundrum as when one is overwhelmed with such feelings, one is unlikely to seek help due to shame and/or fear that one’s child will be taken… Continue Reading When Postpartum Depression is more Continue Reading When Postpartum Depression is more

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