There are so many things you need to keep track of as a new mom, least of all that seems important is yourself. Yet that is exactly what is most important. How can you care for your new little one, your (possible) other children, be present for your partner and survive modern times (not to mention the stress of modern expectations)... Got it... It is WAY to much for any one person to have on their shoulders.
So start small, address things that can become major problems... healing your body inside and out, if you don't... you can't care for that new bundle of love you have. Caring for that little one is exhausting and stressful BUT there are ways to make life easier.
First don't care one bit about perceptions and expectations... YOU DO YOU! How ever you can rock it is the right way
Take care of you inside and out
Learn the fun little tricks of newborns and infants... I have a baby massage oil that does wonders for night time sleeping
Ask for help!
This body oil helps balance your hormones, has calming properties and relieves anxiety and stress. This body oil is also great for healing your stretched skin. It is wonderful when your partner gives you a massage after a long day as well.
Now on the serious side there is a difference between Baby Blues, Postpartum Depression and Postpartum Psychosis... See below for the signs, symptoms and differences as described on the Mayo Clinic website
Take some time to care for yourself, have someone watch that precious child and take a healing bath or a long shower, listen to something you like or read a book and ignore the world for a bit.
Massage this oil on your abdomen, over your heart and pulse points along your body. Breathe in deep and take a few moments of affirmations or mediation or just calming you inside and out
Ingredients: Organic Grapeseed Oil, Organic Sunflower Oil, Jojoba Oil, Tamanu Oil, Organic Calendula Flowers, Organic Chamomile Flowers, Organic Lavender Flowers, Organic Plantain Leaves, Marshmallow Root, Neroli Essential Oil, Organic Clary Sage Essential Oil, Organic Bergamot Essential Oil, Organic Lavender Essential Oil, Organic Geranium Essential Oil, Tangerine Essential Oil
Please read and identify which you are and take the appropriate healing methods!
Baby Blues should last only a couple of weeks after delivery and symptoms include
Talk to your doctor about your symptoms and concerns, there are teas, tinctures and other herbal preparations that can help, including this body oil
Postpartum Depression may be mistaken for baby blues at first - but the signs and symptoms are more intense and last longer, and may eventually interfere with your ability to care for your baby and handle other daily tasks. Symptoms usually develop within the first few weeks after giving birth, but may begin earlier ― during pregnancy ― or later — up to a year after birth
Depressed mood or severe mood swings
Difficulty bonding with your baby
Withdrawing from family and friends
Loss of appetite or eating much more than usual
Inability to sleep (insomnia) or sleeping too much
Overwhelming fatigue or loss of energy
Reduced interest and pleasure in activities you used to enjoy
Intense irritability and anger
Fear that you're not a good mother
Feelings of worthlessness, shame, guilt or inadequacy
Diminished ability to think clearly, concentrate or make decisions
Severe anxiety and panic attacks
Thoughts of harming yourself or your baby
Recurrent thoughts of death or suicide
Untreated, postpartum depression may last for many months or longer
Stress to you doctor, family and friends of your feelings and concerns, seek medical attention. You can also find your way out of depression using herbal means, it takes a strong fortitude and help. If you have any questions about methods that can help please contact me!
Postpartum Psychosis — a rare condition that typically develops within the first week after delivery — the signs and symptoms are severe. Signs and symptoms may include:
Confusion and disorientation
Obsessive thoughts about your baby
Hallucinations and delusions
Excessive energy and agitation
Attempts to harm yourself or your baby
Postpartum psychosis may lead to life-threatening thoughts or behaviors and requires immediate treatment.
Seek medical treatment immediately
Treat your skin the way it should be treated, with this safe and nurturing oil
No Palm Oil
No Synthetic Dyes
No Synthetic Fragrances
Never Tested On Animals
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