After the Baby is Born: Praclaerus Press’ New Release on Postpartum Care for Mothers

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Prenatal care in the U.S. is generally a normal part of a woman’s prenatal experience, yet postpartum care is often a neglected aspect of the labor and delivery experience.

by Salle Webber

Nancy Mohrbacher, IBCLC, FILCA, author Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple and co-author of Breastfeeding Made Simple: Seven Natural Laws for Nursing Mothers.

After a woman gives birth she has even more needs than during the prenatal period: her own physical and mental well being, breastfeeding management, infant nutrition and general support by family, friends or doulas. A doula is a woman who is trained to provide support to women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period following the birth.

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care: A Guide for Doulas and Caregivers by Salle Webber addresses the importance of the postpartum period, and provides practical techniques for family members on: postpartum care, mother’s emotional needs, infant nutrition, care and breastfeeding, father/partner and family support, siblings, the art and business of being a doula, and so much more.

About the Author: Salle Webber has been serving families as a professional postpartum doula in Santa Cruz, California since 1988, and has been a teacher of the gentle art of caring for families with newborns. She is known for her wisdom, humor, and tender touch with babies and mothers.

The Gentle Art of Newborn Family Care: A Guide for Doulas and Caregivers is on

ISBN-10: 0985418001
ISBN-13: 978-0985418007

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