postpartum care

Today, in the United States, many of us push ourselves back into the same routines we’d had prior to giving birth, loooooong before we are ready. Physical and emotional exhaustion can lead to a wide variety of health problems - including postpartum depression.
Contrast our modern-day American experience with other cultures around the globe where, traditionally, mothers and their families are cared for daily by members of their community: grandmothers, aunts, friends, neighbors, or even a person or team of people hired by the family to help. In these post-birth traditions, new mothers are fed foods and drinks that nourish their healing bodies, they are massaged, bathed and supported emotionally into their new role as “Mother.”
— Kate Andrew, midwife
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Lying-In

Postpartum Midwifery Care Within the Comfort of Your Own Home

It is typical in hospital birth practices for mom and baby to see their care provider 1-2 times, after birth. For many, this leaves a gap of time where one is left to wonder,                                                 Is this normal? Is my baby getting enough to eat? Is my body healing correctly? I wish I had someone to ask, without getting everybody in the car and going somewhere...

Our Lying-In service fills this gap. 

4 In-Home Clinical Checks for Mom and Baby + Items from our Apothecary

 

 
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Placenta Encapsulation

We offer placenta encapsulation services to clients who live in Northfield, MN.

Pick-up, delivery, capsules, tincture + instructions