All in Postpartum Culture
I have a suspicion that not everyone knows what the word “postpartum” means. Let’s get the record straight on this one!
WARNING: This post contains all kinds of spoilers. I’m gonna spill the beans about what this movie is about - don’t say I didn’t warn you! If you’re at all curious or interested in this movie, go see it first...then come back and read this. A word of advice, though: if you’re a mother/parent and had a difficult postpartum time, especially with regards to your emotional and mental well being, please see this movie with a good friend or someone with whom you can chat about it afterwards. It will stir up emotions. I don’t say this lightly. If you don’t care about spoilers, then by all means, read on.
What does it mean to honour the postpartum person? How can we honour the journey they’ve taken - as well as what they’re experiencing now, on the flip side? What does that look like? What can we do to help a new parent feel truly honoured? Here are 4 simple ideas.