Postpartum Planning Guide
HELPS YOU HAVE AN EASIER POSTPARTUM RECOVERY FROM YOUR VAGINAL BIRTH
The Postpartum Guide is a simple way to identify your postpartum needs, create an effective plan for recovery and encourage you to communicate with your partner so your first weeks are less chaotic.
- Helps you plan your recovery for less stress
- Aids in identifying what challenges you and your partner may experience
- Enhances communication between you and your partner before your birth
- Helps you simplify your postpartum recovery process
Often overlooked as an important part of having a baby, postpartum planning can help ease your anxiety about household tasks, reduce your risk of missing payments or appointments, help you focus on bonding with your baby and make early breastfeeding less stressful.
In this Guide:
Activities to stimulate difficult conversations with your partner before your birth
Tips for postpartum time management
Activities to customize a postpartum that’ll make you feel empowered
A framework to asking for help before you even have your baby
Suggestions to help you process your c-section
Practical tips to help you stretch and massage your scar tissue for your pelvic floor health
Download this guide and start using it in your third trimester, or as soon as you know that you’ll be having a planned cesarean. Can be used in conjunction with any prenatal class.
As with any information you find online, consult your healthcare provider to ensure that you don’t have any medical conditions that could be negatively affected by prenatal education.
Created by a Nurse/Childbirth Educator
Postpartum Planning Guide for Vaginal Birth
Created by a nurse, doula and Lamaze teacher with over 25 years of experience, this guide has everything you need to plan your recovery so you can spend this precious time bonding with your newborn.
Seventeen pages of activities and actionable tips for you and your partner to plan your postpartum
> Chapter 1: Why You Need a Postpartum Plan
> Chapter 2: Postpartum Time Planning
> Chapter 3: Tips for Postpartum Time Management
> Chapter 4: Understanding What's Important to You (and Talking to Your Partner)
> Chapter 5: Create Your Not-to-Do List
> Chapter 6: Closing Your Circle of Support
> Chapter 7: Postpartum Planning by the Week