Postpartum Lunch Turkey Wrap

Postpartum Lunch

By Jodi Graves | December 8, 2019

A large part of postpartum recovery is just that….recovery. We can’t recover, from anything, without appropriate nutrient intake. As a nutritionist, I have SO many quick, nutrient packed meals that I can’t wait to share. My first and most favorite quick lunch is a turkey wrap. This lunch has all the good fats, protein and…

Doula Services near Me in Metro Detroit

Doula Services Near Me

By Jodi Graves | November 17, 2019

As I put the final touches on the website (final? not sure they will ever be final-haha) I am learning so much about what types of terms people look for on the web as they begin their search for a birth doula or a postpartum doula. What stands out for me, which is prompting this…

Why Hire a Postpartum Doula

Why Should I Hire a Postpartum Doula?

By Jodi Graves | November 9, 2019

The benefits of a postpartum doula are innumerable. Imagine you have never mowed your lawn before….ever. You go to one of those big box stores and buy this super fancy, complicated mower with all of these moving parts and things you have to assemble…then if you manage to get this thing home in one piece,…

Mastitis 101

What the Heck is Mastitis?

By Jodi Graves | October 16, 2019

Mastitis is inflammation of the breast tissue that sometimes involves an infection, typically in the ducts that produce milk in the breast. The inflammation can result in: Pain Swelling Warmth Redness Fever, chills & flu-like symptoms Sometimes, an itchy rash can also be present The breast is composed of several glands and ducts that lead…

Postpartum Must Haves (1)

4 Maybe-Slightly-Taboo Postpartum Must Haves

By Jodi Graves | October 11, 2019
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You have just brought your beautiful bundle of joy home….but you feel less than a beautiful bundle of joy yourself. You came home in those oh-so-lovely mesh panties with a diaper sized menstrual pad in them to catch whatever it is that’s coming out of you still (that stuff is called Lochia, but we will…