through the Fourth Trimester
The first few months of your baby's life, all he or she needs, aside from a clean diaper, is Love and Milk. Sometimes those come easy, sometimes not so much. When challenges arise, a postpartum doula is an excellent resource to provide education, support and guidance in nourishing a newborn.
Postpartum doula Erika Kyte recognizes parenting as a relationship and the postpartum period as the time for you and your baby to get to know one another, to learn each other's language. The more time spent bonding with your baby (skin-to-skin, breastfeeding, babywearing, and sleeping in the same room), the more fluent you will become in his or her language, until you feel as if you and your baby have always communicated. And in this way your baby will help you know what to do.