04 Oct 42: Tips From a Doula on Navigating Postpartum with Danielle Powell
Do you know what’s not talked about a lot? Postpartum.
I’m excited to have the owner of Chesapeake Birth and Baby on the show, Danielle Powell, to talk about what happens in the first month after you have a baby.
I’m really excited to share this episode with you because Danielle is covering all of the things that she sees as a certified labor and postpartum doula and some tips and tricks that she has for new moms or soon-to-be moms.
Danielle has provided support to families for over 10 years. She is passionate about postpartum care and helping families transition smoothly to life with a new baby. She manages postpartum doulas and creates consistency of care standards. Currently, she is in the process of becoming an IBCLC.
In Today’s Episode We Discuss:
- The lack of conversation when it comes to postpartum
- Prioritizing the mental and physical health of the mother
- How crucial the healing and recovery phase is
- How to support and visit a newborn baby as a friend or family member
- Tips for establishing a good milk supply
- How hormones and the brain are impacted postpartum
- How to find a doula
- Why you should consider a postpartum plan
If you are in the postpartum phase or you will be soon, I hope this episode is helpful for you! If you know someone that could benefit from the topics that Danielle shared, pass this episode along to them!
For those of you who are not local, check out Pro Doula here where you can easily find a doula in your area!
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