Preparing for the Postpartum Period

Postpartum Planning Guide (a workbook that you can purchase)

Postpartum Planning Worksheets can also be found Here and Here (you have to subscribe to their email lists to download, but then you can just unsubscribe) 

Diastasis Recti

How to check for diastasis (for postpartum)

What is Diastasis Recti?

Pelvic Floor

Video of good posture when pregnant, by a PT that I really like (to protect your pelvic floor)

Sex Postpartum What's normal and what if it hurts?

Getting connected to your pelvic floor going deeper than just kegels!

A great Interview with a Pelvic Floor PT: it's long, but so important!!

Postpartum Pelvic Floor Health -an article from Cosmo :)

The Fourth Trimester

The 4th Trimester (Baby Perspective)

The 4th Trimester (Postpartum Mother Perspective)

Physical Recovery

Postpartum Warning Signs

Postpartum Physical Recovery (the early days)

Postpartum Exercise Program

How to make a "padsicle" 

Emotional Recovery

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Postpartum Stories and Online Resources


ICAN (Cesarean Support)

Postpartum Mood Disorder Support

Stillbirth/Miscarriage Resources

Kick Counting- a simple way to tune into your baby daily and notice any changes in their activity level that could indicate a problem

Still Birthday- an amazing resource for parents experiencing stillbirth

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep- photography resources for families experiencing stillbirth and infant loss

Additional Resources