Post Partum Depression

After giving birth I went through a lot of unexpected problems which made it difficult to cope with my newborn son on top of sleep deprivation. For a whle I felt lke I was the...

Started by Anahi on 10/19/2009 in Babies And Infants

Last update on 10/28/2009 by Stephanie


Help with post partum at work?

I have been to my doctor and have post partum. My daughter is 5 weeks old and my son is 22 months. I am to go back to work on March 8 and not to sure how to handle it at work....


did you use a doula?

im thinking of becoming a doula (someone who assist in the birth of youchild by supporting you and your wishes-also can halp with post partum).and im wondering how often people...


Labor Doula

Hi I'm a post partum doula in the Philly area. Does anyone have any info. on how to become certified for a Labor Doula? Thanks, Kate



Hello everyone! I just joined this community. I have two daughters, the younger of whom was born in February, 2007. Her name is Szilvia Vivien, but we just call her Vivi. My...


Eating the placenta

I recently heard about how some moms eat the placenta after birth... It's something done in 3rd world countries and also here with the more natural mothers. At first I was...


Precitious (rapid) labor?

I'm wondering if any other moms experienced this and how you felt emotionally after the experience? I was only in labor for 2 hours and 45 minutes with my son and it took a...


Breastfeeding ideals

If everything went perfect. No pain. No biting. No bad latches that hurt. Perfect birth Bonding goes beautifully No post pardum depression No engorgement. No having to...


Eating your placenta?

A mom posted this in another community and I figured this may be a good place for it. This mom had eaten hers(or her babies depending on which way you look at it) to prevent...

Started by Katarina on 05/11/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 05/16/2010 by Heather