Online Resources


Planning the Postpartum Period

Image: a pregnant woman in a bra top and flowing skirt. Image credit: Pexels

Image: a pregnant woman in a bra top and flowing skirt. Image credit: Pexels

Free Postpartum “Lying In” Plan
Create a personalized plan for the first few weeks after baby’s arrival for peaceful bonding time.

Mindful Return
Planning a peaceful, empowered, and radiant return from parental leave.

 New Mama Natural Postpartum Recovery Kit + Padsicle DIY
Prepare a basket of essential postpartum supplies before delivery, or gift to a friend.

Postpartum Nutrition
Recipes and meal suggestions from traditional cultures around the world of foods to aid in postpartum recovery.

The Best Way to Sleep After Giving Birth
Sleeping with the upper body elevated can reduce sleep apnea and lead to more restful sleep for new mothers.


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Postpartum Mental Health and Support

Postpartum Support International - 1-800-944-4773
Information and resources about prenatal and postpartum anxiety and depression, and 24 hour phone and texting help lines for new parents.

Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color
Caring for the mental wellbeing of parents of color.

Postpartum Health Alliance
Screening, support and referrals for postpartum mental health issues.

Moms’ Mental Health Matters - NIH
Information about prenatal and postpartum mood disorders from the National Institutes of Health.


Babywearing

Wrap You In Love
Excellent library of video tutorials for various carriers and especially woven wraps.

Babywearing International
As an organization, BWI shut down in 2018, but their website still has lots of resources on carriers, and many local chapters have continued independently.

Image: A newborn baby’s toes peeking out of a basket lined with white blankets. Image credit: Pixabay

Image: A newborn baby’s toes peeking out of a basket lined with white blankets. Image credit: Pixabay

Cloth Diapering

Cloth Diapering 101: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
Great overview with pictures of the various styles of modern cloth diapers and the pros and cons of each.

Cloth Diapering Guide - The Natural Baby Company
In depth guides to all aspects of CD, including different brands and detailed troubleshooting.