Doula Beccy Hands and midwife Alexis Stickland know what a challenge it can be to balance self-care with motherhood. In The Little Book of Support for New Moms, they bring together decades of experience to share invaluable tips and tricks to boost confidence and calm frazzled nerves―plus answers to all those questions new moms may be too embarrassed to ask. Here are instructions for creating cooling breast pads with chamomile tea, quick stretches for relieving aching muscles, and tips for reducing swelling. Tackle the fourth trimester with easy recipes to nourish your postpartum body and five-minute fixes to restore your sense of humor.
Beautifully illustrated in full color, this guide covers everything a new mother needs to know to feel supported, empowered, and understood.