How to prepare at the end of Pregnancy | For Labor, Birth & Postpartum

The way we prepare our mind, body and soul sets us up for the way we cope with how our unique birth and postpartum experience unfolds regardless of circumstance.





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You have 50 things on your to-do list & you set self expectations really high in order to feel fully prepared for baby to arrive based on what you assume is top priority of motherhoods responsibility: These expectations often look like having the nursery ready, having a reading library filled, having all of the newborn clothing washed and folded, getting in that last little vacation, paying off bills, finishing house work or personal projects, getting a new car or detailing the old car, unpacking from a move, quickly healing all of your past life and childhood trauma, having the house perfect for visitors to come see the baby and general things that are not going to be a source of support during labor, birth, postpartum or caring for a newborn while healing mentally, physically and emotionally.


These mental preparations can evolve into physical & emotional blocks when it hinders us from properly preparing for the support we need and deserve on the forefront while everything else in life takes a back seat on the backburner when birth happens.


GIVE YOURSELF PERMISSION IN THIS MOMENT WOMBSISTER, REFRAME YOUR EXPECTATIONS AND PERSONAL PRIORITIES FOR THE REMAINDER OF PREGNANCY TO EMPOWER YOUR BIRTH AND POSTPARTUM EXPEREINCE.


You are not alone in this, You are not crazy, You cannot fail, We have got you and you have got this, we have not a single doubt in your vision, your body and your baby.


Let's prepare!



End of Pregnancy TO DO LIST

Top things to learn & do in the last trimester of pregnancy


-Tending the Mental Prenatal Garden

Be validated and release the control your worries and fears may be playing against your most positive birth experience. Gain empowerment surrounding your birth plan. Learn to use your fears as a support tool. Engage with your support team in your truth to feel fully prepared, in control and supported no matter what happens. This online exercise is a quick and simple way to transform your inner dialogue.

-Tapping for the Empowered Wombsister

The Wombsisterhoods official FREE Psychological acupressure guide for emotional freedom around pregnancy, birth and motherhood: Supporting empowered birth, anxiety, birth trauma, overwhelm etc.

-Birth Planning

The Wombsisterhoods official Legally Binding Birthplanner Template and Contract is about to be released; Stay tuned!

-Antenatal Expression

Learn the importance & benefits of hand expressing and collecting your colostrum at the end of pregnancy

-Engagement support & Labor Coping/Positioning Education

Belly Mapping
Pregnancy and birth techniques
Engaging baby in Labor
What to do when...
Induction
Understanding labor patterns
Coping tips
3 sisters of balance

-Breastfeeding Resources

CLICK HERE FOR ULTIMATE BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES

Top Breastfeeding Alternative Tools/Options

Nipple shield
SNS
Human Milk Donations (FREE GLOBALLY)
Top recommended Formula 

-Common Postpartum Challenges


Breastfeeding challenges:
-Comfortable deep latch
-Engorgement
-Milk Production and Supply
-Sexual Abuse Survivor triggers
-Sensory Issues
Pumping Challenges:
-Baby refuses bottle
-Learning to pump
-Finding the pump that works best for you
Formula Feeding Challenges:
-Finding the right brand the suits your baby
-Finding a brand you can afford
-Finding a brand that is available/suites your baby
-Baby refuses bottle
-Newborn Allergies
Other Newborn challenges:
-Cleft Palate
-Tongue tie/Lip tie
-NICU
-Chronic Health anomalies
-Newborn Colic
-Reflux
-Not sure if baby is getting enough milk
-Weighted feeds
-Newborn Poo
Crying Challenges:
-Determining the root of the cry
-Coping through the cry
Postpartum Healing Challenges:
-Healing after caesarean surgery
-Emotional, Mental, Physical coping
-Lack of Community support
-Lack of energy to properly self care/recharge
-Coping with Birth trauma
-Sleep deprivation 

-End of Pregnancy Diet: What to eat and what to avoid

-Vitamin K Oral Drops
-Eat what your body and heart desire to avoid stress
-Avoid processed foods, eat whole nourishing meals that provide energy and nutrients for stamina and health.

-Postpartum Diet: What to avoid and what to eat

CLICK FOR THE ULTIMATE GUIDE ON EVIDENCE BASED POSTPARTUM DIET

-Lying in Postpartum Plan

CLICK HERE FOR YOUR ULTIMATE POSTPARTUM PLANNER

-Make sure you have everything you NEED

When people say you don't need much...they are talking about for the newborn. The first year postpartum is best experienced when the MOTHER has everything they need and are fully prepared; this guide lists it ALL.

-Hypnotherapy

The Freya App is The Wombsisterhood Organizations top recognized Hypnobirthing tool accessible around the world, Download NOW!
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