Postpartum

Pregnancy and Mental Health

Mental Health is an important yet often overlooked subject when it comes to having a healthy pregnancy and post-pregnancy. We asked a number of healthcare professionals as well as a mom who experienced such concerns to share insight on mental health in pregnancy.

Preparing for Parenthood and Beyond: Tips for Budgeting and Saving

With child-related expenses always on the rise, it's wise to be financially prepared for parenthood. Nicole Merritt from jthreeNMe, shares with us some budgeting and saving tips for life with kids.

Orgasms After Childbirth – The Role of Your Pelvic Floor Muscles

The pelvic floor muscles have an important role to play in female orgasmic response. Simply put, orgasms go beyond reproduction. Brent Reider highlights the true role of the clitoris and orgasms in a woman's overall well-being.

What is a Doula?

What does a Doula really do? Darby Morris, founder of Sweetbay Doula, goes in-depth into the role of the doula and the support they provide.

Money Saving Strategies for Parents-To-Be

A new baby means new expenses and it's all too easy to feel overwhelmed. Employing money-saving strategies helps control your spending, saving you substantial hard earned cash on a daily basis. Jennifer McDermott shares some tips.

Informed Choice in Childbirth and the Postpartum

Making informed decisions based on a knowledge of available options is a step towards a more positive and empowering childbirth and postpartum experience. Jamie Slotter, The Homesteading Doula, speaks with Dreaming of Baby on the power of informed choice at every stage of labor and the less talked about fourth trimester once baby is home.

Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health in Pregnancy and After

Pregnancy and birth bring with them substantial changes. Whilst it’s normal to feel overwhelmed at times, episodes of sadness and helplessness should not be taken lightly. Mental health and wellbeing during pregnancy and after are as important as your physical health. There are ways to help you take care of your mental health during pregnancy and as new parents.