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Yesterday I shared a few new pieces of clothing I bought to wear for my postpartum body. I’m in that in-between phase (3 weeks postpartum) where maternity clothes don’t fit and my regular clothes don’t fit. I wanted to pick up a few pieces that will last me all summer and I can wear again […]

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Today I’m excited to have my friend Karrie here to answer some reader submitted postpartum questions! Karrie is a Postpartum & Baby Nurse and has a great Instagram account full of valuable information for new mamas. You can check out her website here and follow her on Instagram here! For more on postpartum check out […]

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I’m one day shy of being 2 weeks postpartum with my 3rd baby and I have to say I think this has been my best recovery yet. I’m physically almost feeling 100% and my breastfeeding engorgement issues are nearly gone as well. The first week was tough, painful and long as expected but I’m grateful […]

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Anything to make postpartum more enjoyable….am I right? I’ve shared all of my postpartum essentials here – but today I’m sharing SLEEPWEAR! I really wish someone told me to stock up on cozy, nursing-friendly PJs before I had my first baby. It would have made those first few weeks so much easier in the middle […]

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Navigating postpartum is tricky, I will say it’s easier the second time around but it still presents both physical and mental challenges along with exhaustion. There’s nothing quite like going through it the first time though and I found having some supplies on hand made the experience easier for me. I’ve updated my list to […]

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There is no denying the postpartum period after you give birth is freaking HARD. People are just starting to bring awareness to this and talk about it more openly in recent years (an amazing thing!!!!) and I polled The Mama Notes Community to see what piece of advice they would give a new mom about […]

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Pregnant, now what?! While there are a few things you can do as soon as you find out you’re pregnant (here are 10 ideas) – one of my favorite things with both of my pregnancies was to start a shopping list of all the things I could buy to prepare for this exciting journey. It […]

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Since I started sharing about our use of essential oils I’ve been getting tons of questions about how to use them during pregnancy, labor and postpartum and with kids/babies. I’m working on another post with the later, but today I’m sharing all about how to use essential oils to support your pregnancy, postpartum and even […]

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I had pretty intense anxiety for the first year while breastfeeding Piper and even experienced my first ever panic attack – I didn’t realize it until some time after that it was probably related to my hormones, since when I stopped breastfeeding things went back to “normal”. I remember reading a chapter in Mommy Group […]

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Today we are continuing our conversation about Postpartum Depression with Kelly of Ritual Care. It turns out there are a few things you can do to help prevent this happening to you.

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Warning: today’s post shares the not so pretty part of motherhood. That is the part where you come home with a tiny infant whose stolen your heart but given you the gift of no sleep and you are so tired but trying to hang on while you figure out nursing.

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Today I’m excited to have my friend Danielle, doula and co-founder of Chesapeake Birth & Baby here to talk about one of the hardest parts of early motherhood: the postpartum period.

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