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The Slow Postpartum movement is here, and it’s about dang time

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Theresa Civantos Barber - published on 05/28/22

A slower-paced, restful postpartum period helps mothers fully heal, and a new movement is trying to normalize this approach.

Did you feel pressured to “get back to normal” right after giving birth? Unfortunately, this is so common.

Many cultures have a beautiful tradition of rest and nourishment after childbirth, but here in North America, there’s a culture of hustle that leaves many mothers feeling rushed through their postpartum weeks.

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