Postpartum or postnatal is generally defined as the first 6 weeks following the birth of your baby. That period is referring, mainly, to the physical recovering and the transition of your body and baby through beginning breastfeeding.
However, most care providers won’t tell you the mental and emotional journey can last up to 3 years. Many new mothers experience some form of anxiety or depression during the postpartum period, and find it hard to immediately bond and connect with their newborn.
You may be focused on your pregnancy and preparing for birth, and not thinking much about preparing for postpartum.
Most couples share how overwhelmed they felt and unexpectedly hard it was caring for a baby. It is so important to start planning now to have support systems and a plan in place to set yourself and your family up to experience peace and joy in those early days.
It became my mission to prepare parents to minimize the risk of postpartum depression and guide you to have a positive experience, so I created Postpartum Journey online course.
You may be feeling overwhelmed with much to do and so much information as you prepare for your birth.
I get it!
Humans are hardwired for needing deep emotional connection. Newborns are intensely dependent on you to meet their needs emotionally and physically.
It is extremely important for you to be in a positive place emotionally to meet your baby’s needs.
In this course, you will begin preparing your heart emotionally by hearing part one of a Great Story about a woman named Inanna. You will learn how her journey parallels the journey of birth. You will continue part 2 of her journey and postpartum Return in Course 2.
From the comfort of your home, you will learn how to:
We all need a tribe and support as we become parents!