POSTNATAL WISDOM

You've carefully selected your birth place and care provider, lovingly written out a birth plan, taken your childbirth classes and worked hard to eat healthy and exercise because you hope to have the best, safest birthing experience possible. However, how much preparation have you put into a healthy and enjoyable postpartum period?

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Reading, Viewing, Listening

There is so much to learn when having a baby, and tons of information to choose from! The following suggestions have been recommended by one or many.  If you know of a resource that should be on this list, please do not hesitate to share.  Like pregnancy and child development, growth and change are inevitable on this page.

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Sheryl Haynes
Understanding and Supporting Pre/Postpartum Depression

Depression During and After Pregnancy

Q: What is depression?

A: Depression is more than just feeling “blue” or “down in the dumps” for a few days. It’s a serious illness that involves the brain. With depression, sad, anxious, or “empty” feelings don’t go away and interfere with day-to-day life and routines. These feelings can be mild to severe. The good news is that most people with depression get better with treatment.

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Sheryl Haynes
My Journey To Rebozo Love

In 2013, I came across the word 'Rebozo' while exploring the web for different pregnancy information.  I was drawn to its origin and history, and utilization as a loving tool for childbearing and childrearing.  I explored and learned all that I could on my own, and began to implement some of the concepts into Prenatal yoga offerings, and as a Doula.  First using a woven woman's swim wrap, then a couple short Mexican mass made Rebozos, and later a Lohee Rebozo.  I still use my Lohee Rebozos because they are nice against the skin, soft colors, and made from hypoallergenic Bamboo.

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