You have read all of the baby books, you have taken all of your birthing classes and know all of the tips tricks techniques to get you through labor and are pretty sure you know what to expect now that you are expecting, but what about what happens after your new baby arrives? Television and movies make being a new parent look so glamorous and effortless, but we all know that the realities of becoming a new parent are a lot more nuanced and complicated then just buying some diapers and adorable onesies.
In Postpartum 101 we take a realistic look at what the first six weeks home with a new infant actually looks like. The realities of breast feeding, babies sleep and weight patterns, and how to survive the unavoidable sleepless nights ahead. We will begin breaking down stereotypes and bridging the gap between the preconceived ideals of what parenthood is like and the reality of raising an infant.