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Hire a postpartum doula to help in the fourth trimester

Hire a postpartum doula to help in the fourth trimester 

 

What is a postpartum doula?  A postpartum doula is a woman hired to “mother the mother” after childbirth. Sometimes postpartum doulas say they are “grandmothers for hire!”  Usually a postpartum doula is an experienced mother herself, so she knows what type of help is needed during the babymoon. The postpartum doula fills multiple roles in emotional support, babycare, and helps with light household chores. But, a postpartum doula doesn’t provide medical advice or assistance.  

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Jennifer Moyer – Postpartum Support Int 2013 Conference

Behind the Scenes

Spotlight: Jennifer Moyer

Biography: Jennifer Moyer experienced postpartum psychosis when her son

Jennifer Moyer photo by Iris

Jennifer Moyer photo by Iris

was eight weeks old. She has put in the hard work of personal recovery and has built a life filled with the love of her family and her determination to leave a positive imprint in this world. She has focused her efforts on being a mental health advocate in the area of perinatal mental health in order to help others experiencing mental illness related to childbearing and in support of general mental health issues.

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Hel-loooo Birth World – the Sky is Blue: Part Two of an Interview with Walker Karraa MFA, MA CD(DONA)

 

Pregnant and postpartum women are particularly vulnerable to mood and anxiety disorders, and it is life threatening.”

Walker Karraa, MFA, MA, CD(DONA)

How Long Must We Ask for Compassionate Care?

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Hel-looo Birth World – the Sky is Blue: Part One of an interview with Walker Karraa MFA, MA CD(DONA)

How Long Must We Ask for Compassionate Care?

Why aren’t our childbirth websites and our perinatal mental health websites linked? 

Part One of an interview with Walker Karraa MFA, MA CD(DONA)

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