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"Giving birth and being born brings us into the essence of creation. Where the human spirit is courageous and bold and the body a miracle of wisdom."

~ Harriette Hartigan

Over the years, I have shared in a rather raw form about my postpartum journeys, often with the hashtags of #takebackpostpartum or #honestpostpartum. Here below I offer a smattering of those posts about my 3rd postpartum time collected in one blog post, to paint a portrait of the multifaceted adjustments that a mamababy dyad goes […]

Honest Glimpses of Postpartum: Walter Edition

January 17, 2024

Old IG posts chronicaling some of my postpartum journey with my fourth baby, a winter baby.

Honest Glimpses of a Postpartum: Maeve edition

January 14, 2024

Over the years, I have shared in a rather raw form about my postpartum journeys, often with the hashtags of #takebackpostpartum or #honestpostpartum. Here below I offer a smattering of those posts collected in one blog post, to paint a portrait of the multifaceted adjustments that a mamababy dyad goes through in the first days […]

Honest glimpses of postpartum, Agatha edition

January 11, 2024

a diary-style glimpse of my first 3 weeks postpartum with my 6th baby, which was an intentionally planned and supported lying-in period

Honest Glimpses of a Postpartum: Gilbert edition

January 11, 2024

{I posted Levi’s birth story over here} Since Courtney was a doula-photo client, I also got to hang out with them after her baby was born! My first visit was just a few days after birth, and consisted of first of all oohing and aaahing over Levi and how much he had already changed, taking […]

postpartum :: levi palmer

August 19, 2019

I’ve found this to be true for myself, and for lots of other mamas, too, it seems: that with each baby, we get a little bit better at postpartum. Especially for those of us, like Kim, who have been voraciously reading amazing books like The First 40 Days and The 4th Trimester, digesting their concepts […]

a walk with a sister :: kim (part 2)

July 17, 2018

I’ve had 4 babies. With each of my corresponding postpartum seasons, I’ve learned a bit more, gotten a bit better at doing it justice. I’ve gotten SO MUCH MORE passionate about the importance of preparing for and living it out well, which I’m sure I’ll write about another time. And these are the things I’ve personally […]

must-haves for post-partum

December 22, 2017

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