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April 27, 2019 32 min

Most mothers-to-be spend their time and resources preparing for the birth of their baby—  but new mothers are so often unaware of the potential realities awaiting during the Fourth Trimester.

Postpartum Doula Katy Collins of Birthways speaks with Nyssa's Mia Clarke regarding her work in the postpartum sphere, including current momentum surrounding the cultural awareness of the postpartum reality, postpartum parties during Colonial times, loss, and art in the context of transformation and transition.

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Recorded at Strange Magic in Chicago IL
Produced by Robby Haynes & Tony Lazzara
'Enter Laughing' used with permission from Electrelane

References and links include:
Birthways, INC:
The Doula Is In:

The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality by Kimberly Ann Johnson

Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool
by Emily Oster

Beyond the Baby Blues
by Rebecca Fox Star

Nursing Mother's Companion by Kathleen Huggins

Safe Sleep by La Leche League 


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