Lesson 2: Mama health

Welcome to Motherly's 4th Trimester Class, brought to you ?FREE? for the month of July by Ingenuity, creators of thoughtful, “aha" features and baby gear, designed with parenthood in mind.

We know you are crazy about your baby (we are too). But, YOU mama, are just as important. Think of yourself like the beautiful trunk of your family's tree. The trunk needs to be healthy (and happy) in order for the branches (your baby) to thrive.

So, in this lesson we'll cover the things you need to know to heal + recover from birth, and be as healthy as possible, both physically and emotionally.


More inspiration about YOUR health:

Your postpartum recovery kit: Feeling your best after a vaginal birth
Your postpartum recovery kit: Feeling your best after a c-section
Quick + easy DIY padsicle recipe
Breastfeeding power foods: Stocking your pantry for a healthy baby + mama
No more shame: even 'good moms' like me face postpartum depression and anxiety
My first time (after birth): Your guide to sex after 6 weeks
What to wear postpartum: 4 strategies to look + feel amazing
The 10 questions you must ask at your 6 weeks postpartum checkup
18 inspired ways to reconnect with your identity—outside of motherhood

For more info on postpartum depression, visit Postpartum Progress and The Mayo Clinic.

And because self-care is everything—

Here's a FREE meditation to help get you going in the morning:

(Psst- we're working on a whole mama meditation bundle, to be released this summer!)

Your class lessons—

Lesson 1: Newborn health
Lesson 2: Mama health
Lesson 3: Feeding your baby
Lesson 4: Your baby's sleep
Lesson 5: Bonding + playing with your baby

As a mom of three, I frequently get a question from moms and dads of two children: “Ok, so the jump to bad is it?"

Personally, I found the transition to having even one kid to be the most jarring. Who is this little person who cries nonstop (mine had colic) and has no regard for when I feel like sitting/eating/resting/sleeping?

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