What does postpartum care look like for you? For many people, after birth there are two doctor appointments and maybe a meal train. But at six weeks postpartum suddenly you’re on your own and expected to be back to “normal.” In this episode of the Beyond Birth Podcast, Dr. Angela Potter highlights why these expectations are problematic and how she is redefining postpartum care.
In this episode
I just had a baby… what just happened and where do I go from here?
Why pelvic floor therapy benefits every postpartum birth, regardless of how you delivered.
Specific things a postpartum person can do to support healing pelvic floor and overall health.
Yoni Steaming: what is it, why its beneficial and how to treat yo’self at home!
Physical and emotional components of pelvic floor therapy.
Redefining postpartum care means
Things to consider when planning for postpartum.
There is no timeline on postpartum healing.
How to create a restful environment.
About Dr. Potter
Dr. Potter is a mother of two babies and helps women plan for and heal optimally after birth. Her own birth and postpartum journeys are what began her passion to help women through this incredible time. She is particularly passionate about helping mothers redefine what postpartum care means. She helps mothers plan for and get the postpartum care they deserve to feel healthy and vibrant after birth. Dr. Potter sees patients at her office in Portland, Oregon and also through online appointments.
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About Beyond Birth Podcast
Co-hosted each week by Liz Winters (Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, certified pre and post-natal coach, and mama) and Jenny Anderson (doula, Birthfit Regional Director, certified yoga instructor, and mama). Our hope is to inspire, educate, and empower women as they navigate pregnancy, postpartum, and parenthood with evidence based guidance, informative interviews, and entertaining anecdotes from our perspectives as moms, entrepreneurs, and birth professionals.