Resources for- Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum
I am offering my favorite resources (books, podcasts, documentaries, and articles) as well as some handouts and meditations I have created to support expecting mothers and those in postpartum.
Mamaste Well: Handouts and Meditations
Meditation for releasing fear and anxiety
Books: Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum
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I am including episodes specific to Covid and a podcast geared towards homebirth as many women are considering changing their model of care
This is a great resource for any Mama considering switching to a homebirth, which is a big decision to make, this podcast offers real birth stories from home birth mothers. As well as episodes with various experts in the field of childbirth, birth support workers, medical professionals, and more.
Click the photo icon for their lastest episode which is a conversation centered around what lessons birth offers and how an empowered birth can help us move through hard times.
Two of the most recent episodes of this show were focused on pregnancy and motherhood during the Covid-19 Pandemic.
Click the photo icon for a link to the episode on pregnancy.
This is one of my favorite podcasts in general, the topic of birth and our sense of worthiness is hugely important. This is also produced by two of my local friends, they are birth and postpartum doulas and childbirth and lactation specialist.
This episode features a maternal mental health specialist a professional that is always important but even valuable in this time of crisis.
Click the photo icon to listen to the episode.
This documentary offers a complex view of maternal health care in America, offered through the voice of health care providers, this is a great resource for making informed choices around your birth.
Click the icon to visit the site and rent the film.
This is a one-stop-shop for all things related to parenting and breastfeeding. There is a lot of content on here relevant to Covid-19. Click the photo icon to visit this incredible resource.
Find a qualified mental health professional to support you in handling this crisis. Click the photo icon to visit the page.