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Episode 89: Why Processing Your Birth Experience Can Help Your Postpartum Recovery

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Episode 89: Why Processing Your Birth Experience Can Help Your Postpartum Recovery

 

On today’s episode, Anita explains how processing and debriefing around your birth experience will help your postpartum recovery!

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1:59 – Introduction to what we are talking about today

3:04 – What gets missed when we say: Healthy baby, healthy mom, that’s all that matters!

4:45 – Assumptions and feelings around birth.

5:10 – To professionals: how to help your postpartum clients process their birth experience.

6:52 – If you are postpartum and want to process your birth story with someone else…

8:15 – Why it’s helpful to debrief around your previous birth(s) if you are pregnant again!

9:12 – How the physical, mental and emotional experiences from birth can impact the physical side of postpartum healing.

12:15 – Common physical symptom related to mental or emotional stress from birth: poor pelvic floor function.

13:57 – Common physical symptom #2 related to mental or emotional stress from birth: cesarean scarring.

17:00 – If you are pregnant for the first time, this next part is for you!

18:45 – Who you can debrief with and what to keep in mind regarding others’ views!

19:50 – If you or someone you love has experienced a still birth…

20:35 – Episode wrap up: YOUR EXPERIENCE MATTERS!