I am often asked which items I couldn’t live without for the early weeks of motherhood. Following my own experience and working alongside new mamas, I have compiled a list of my favourite postpartum products and brands to help support you on your postpartum journey. You can download the Postpartum Essentials Guide here for a list of essentials complete with links and discount codes.
THE POSTNATAL DEPLETION CURE – DR OSCAR SERRALLACH
An incredible resource that deep dives into the root cause of postpartum symptoms; brain fog, fatigue, baby blues, exhaustion and fatigue. Dr Oscar Serrallach helps mums reclaim their health and energy up to ten years postpartum with this bible of resources and recommendations.
AFTERWARDS – TORI BOWMAN JOHNSON
A practical postpartum bible with the perfect balance of giggles and raw reflections. This beautiful book dives into the unfamiliar pockets of life post birth with the expert guidance of qualified experts in women’s health, midwifery, skincare, sexology and more.
www.afterwardspostpartum.com.au – @afterwards.postpartum
LIFE AFTER BIRTH – JESSICA PRESCOTT & VAUGHNE GEARY
Your essential guide to the wide and diverse spectrum of motherhood. Jessica Prescott and Vaughne Geary share their evidence-based approach to the lost but ever important art of caring for yourself as a mother. From herbal wisdom and nutritional support, to sleep and breastfeeding tips, communication tools, managing siblings, how to nourish your body, parent on your period, and so much more.
www.mamagoodness.com.au – @mamagoodness
Other Wonderful Reads
BIRTH SPACE – Gabrielle Nancarrow
THE FIRST FORTY DAYS – Heng Ou
THE GOLDEN MONTH – Jenny Allison
NURTURE – Erica Chidi Cohen
THE FOURTH TRIMESTER & THE FOURTH TRIMESTER JOURNAL – Kimberly Ann Johnson
ATLAS OF MOTHERHOOD
An online library of expert-led, virtual courses to help you thrive in your transition to motherhood, inspired by support and care practices across the globe.
An online resource by Kate Harrison, a Naturopath and Postpartum Doula who shares postpartumand motherhood wisdom. Little Yarrow offers 3 programs for mothers and birth keepers:Ayurveda for Motherhood, Herbal Medicine for Birth and The Postnatal Reboot.
THE MOTHERCARE PROJECT WITH DR OSCAR SERRALLACH
A heart-centered online village where mothers can come, connect with other mothers andfind a supportive community where mothers are held in the high regard they deserve fordoing the world’s most important job. The Mothercare Project includes a library of content for mothers, containing up-to-date information and guidance on mother’s wellness including breastfeeding, hormones, sleep, nutrition and exercise.
OH BABY SCHOOL OF HOLISTIC NUTRITION
Online holistic nutrition school specialising in pregnancy, postpartum and baby nutrition. An innovative approach to nutrition education. Rooted in traditional wisdom, supported by modern science. Learn from home. Study at your own pace. Join a global community. Build a virtual practice.
An online resource helping to fill the gaps in traditional postpartum care.