postpartum

early morning energy for the sleep deprived parent

early morning energy for the sleep deprived parent

Coffee is such a crutch for many new parents who want to avoid feeling like a zombie after a restless night. But the caffeine content might not be the best way to recover from your night feeds, and in fact, can cause even more hormonal craziness than what you’re already facing in the postpartum period. This post isn’t to make you feel even more mom shame, because coffee is a staple for most of us. Instead, I’ve gathered a post of nutritious alternatives to get your morning energy back, because we can’t always get a full night of zzzs with a little one in the house.

Sleep Hygiene for New Parents

Sleep Hygiene for New Parents

It’s finally happened. Your baby has gone to sleep, your partner is dozing away, you’ve tucked yourself in and boom - nothing. All you’ve been talking about is how exhausted you are, and when the moment comes around, your brain has a million tabs open and you can’t seem to hit the off button. Read these tips to catch up on your zzzs with a little one at home.

Why Doulas and Dads are the Best Teammates!

Why Doulas and Dads are the Best Teammates!

In the birth space, there is so much pressure on your partner. Bringing a doula onto your birthing team can help take some of that pressure off your partner’s shoulders. Despite all the benefits, some partners might feel nervous about bringing in a plus one, wondering what their job will be with someone else in the room. Thinking about hiring a doula but your partner is still a little uneasy? Send over this article with 5 reasons that doulas and dads are the BEST teammates on your birthing team.