With the time change approaching, Sleep Consultant Dr. Angelique Millette shares how parents can help their babies, and toddlers transition to the new time without upsetting their child’s sleep. Example schedule included!
Episode 43 of the Fourth Trimester Podcast is All About Breastfeeding. Find out:
What to do when breastfeeding doesn’t go as imagined
Typical breastfeeding issues that come up for new mothers
What factors drive whether a woman can breastfeed or not
Tips for breastfeeding success – what you can do in the hospital / right after giving birth
The ins and outs of the initial physical pain of breastfeeding
What breastfeeding accessories you actually need
How you may be able to receive a free breast pumps through health insurance
SPECIAL OFFER for listeners:
The FINAL Birth Plan Episode. We provide a Birth Plan Template you can download and customize for your own use in hospital or for a home birth. It is 1,000 times easier to edit a birth plan template compared to creating one from scratch. Listen to episodes 13 & 40 & 42 (for Parts 1 & 2 & 3 respectively) to hear Esther and Sarah explain each item on the plan. Love, Sarah & Esther
Here’s a Birth Plan Template you can download and customize for your own use in hospital or for a home birth. It is 1,000 times easier to edit a birth plan template compared to creating one from scratch. Listen to episodes 13 & 40 (for Parts 1 & 2 respectively) to hear Esther and Sarah explain each item on the plan. Love, Sarah & Esther
Episode 18 is the Fourth Trimester Podcast episode that is all about Dads. We talk with an at-home Dad, Andrew Gentry-Law, who shares his personal experiences with newborn twins, and about his work in helping other new dads in their roles as fathers. Listen to hear more about a real life “Dudes Group”.
What does every new parent need to know for their first few weeks with a new baby? We directly and specifically look at the first days and weeks after baby comes and speaks to the needs of recovering parents and how those dovetail with their baby’s. The social-emotional experience and how it is effected is considered thoroughly.
There is a lot to think about when you’re expecting a new little one, especially for the first-time parent. Episode 2 of the Fourth Trimester podcast helps answer the following question: What advice do we have for new parents-to-be before they give birth, so that they can make the most of their 4th trimester?
Cultures around the world recognize and honor the precious first months a new mother has to heal after having a baby. Traditions include providing a new mother with food, warmth, a clean house, and emotional support. Basically, the idea is that new mom doesn’t have to do anything other than eat, feed her baby, sleep and recover.
Imagine that you’ve just had your baby, and you can’t sleep because you’re so excited. What do you do? Do you grab a pencil and paper and write down every last detail about the labor and birth experience?
That’s what Julia Aziz did. Three times, in fact: once for each baby.
Years later, Julia compiled her writing alongside learnings she gathered from 20+ years working with parents as a social worker and teacher. The result was a book of four-page chapters that each include a birth story, a lesson, and guidance on applying the lesson in daily life.