All posts tagged: birth recovery

Beyond Birth

An online birth workshop to provide effective preparation for those first hours, days and weeks after childbirth. Meeting your baby Preparing your home Early days & weeks Coping strategies Rest & recovery With resources to read and use at home. You will benefit from working with an experienced birth practitioner to provide you with essential information and options and the opportunity to ask questions as you prepare well for the birth of your baby. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to:*develop your own birth plan with questions and strategies*think about what you might need and what you can do*know what questions to ask*know more about potential challenges and how to manage them*have resources to reflect on the birth of your baby The online birth workshops feature as part of membership to the Mother Cuppa Community… The birth workshops run over Zoom and we will talk through the information & images so you have a chance to ask questions These are interactive sessions so you can ask questions or write them down in the …

After birth – looking after you…

I saw this on social media yesterday and I love it, shared it and nicked it – I have received a few messages about it and there was an interesting thread on the original post which was a combination of agreement and a bit of criticism. I speak to a lot of new mums and the overwhelming conversation is: “I wish I had rested more at the beginning”. Mumming is relentless because we are always on duty so to rest in the beginning is vital – when we are recovering from birth, resting, feeding and bonding with our baby. Of course this isn’t prescriptive and it won’t be right for everyone but something that provokes conversation and encourages women to rest and for partners and families to support that rest can only be a good thing. Rest afterwards can be about bedding in for a few days – being looked after and cared for so you can rest and sleep and cuddle your baby. And for the next few days it can be about pottering …