Why support in the fourth trimester is critical

Posted in Feed Play Love.

Have you heard of the ‘fourth’ trimester?

It’s the idea that for the three months after your baby is born, he’s still in a very vulnerable and dependent state.

He’s not quite ready for the world and needs his mother constantly.

Postpartum Doula Karina Lane from Mum Friday says this is the time a postpartum doula is worth her weight in gold.

While you concentrate on the baby, she helps to nurture you.

Karina explains what a postpartum doula does, and how to check you’ve got a good one.

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