Embracing life postpartum (it's all postpartum from here, honey)

So maybe we can embrace postpartum, embrace life as a parent, asking for help when we need it, giving thanks for this grand opportunity to grow and learn and rethink some of the rules and customs of our grandparents. We might even (gasp!) change a few things. Because, yes, sleeping in on weekends and having alone time was really wonderful and luxurious, but with the right kind of support system, postpartum can be amazing, too.

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Giving birth at Gaslini Children's Hospital in Genoa: What's it like?

Attending a birth at Gaslini Hospital in Genoa was a positive experience. In this post I share photos and information about the building and protocols that they have around birth.

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5 life changing things I've learned in my doula training course

A few months into a birth and postpartum training course and I can definitely say that it is changing the way that I view birth and life in general. There are four things that I keep thinking about because I CANNOT BELIEVE THAT THEY ARE TRUE, yet as I think more and more about these things I realize that of course they must be.

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