Building a village can be a challenge. The 4th Trimester is exhausting, and the many roles and responsibilities leave little time and energy to put into making new connections. Social media can be a valuable tool to meet families. Many groups share uplifting, positive messages. Here are a few tips for finding new parents, making […]
Connecting with Mamas
Having a baby changes almost everything – including relationships. Meeting and connecting with other new parents and people that have similar situations can be helpful. Whether you are looking to meet parents in your community, find new parents online, or learn about ways to connect with people and organizations locally or nationally, this section will share an overview to get you started.
Be very careful about taking medical advice from online sources that are not connected to a health care provider/system and monitored by a health care professional. The research on postpartum health and recovery is far from complete, so it makes sense that people look for information online. But you should always check with a health care provider before taking action. Check here for information to use in those conversations.
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Navigating postpartum recovery and transitioning to new parenthood. We have created a Care Plan for care team members and birthing parents to customize and tailor recovery. < Resources
Navigating postpartum recovery and transitioning to new parenthood. We have created a checklist and guidance for new mothers to create their own postpartum plans. During labor and delivery, mothers typically have their plans in place to address what they need to feel safe and supported during childbirth. Once the baby is born, however, the mother […]
While social media and mobile apps can be a positive way to meet and interact with other families and friends, it is important to understand social media terms, privacy, and safety considerations when you post online. Each social media platform and app will have their own terms and conditions but pay close attention to what […]
“Motherhood only looks easy on Instagram” – the title of a new podcast episode, but has some truth to it. Postpartum can be an isolating time, with exhaustion and pain recovery, evolving relationships and family dynamics, and identity changes. Social media can be used as an outlet to engage mothers in an uplifting way. Social […]