Lesson 1: The Key Milestones of Postpartum Recovery
Let’s begin with an overview of the key milestones of postpartum recovery.
This information will help you understand how your postnatal student feels physically and emotionally in the wake of their pregnancy and birth. It will provide you with the all-important background knowledge to best support a postnatal person in your general class.
(Note – that this a brief overview. For a more in depth explanation of the ‘fourth trimester’ — the postpartum psycho-physiological changes that are necessary to specialise as a Postnatal Yoga Teacher—you’ll need to study a postgraduate course.)
Here’s a lecture on the Key Milestones of Postpartum Recovery presented by our Bliss Baby Yoga Director, Senior Women’s Yoga Teacher, Doula & Childbirth Educator, Nadine O’Mara.
And here’s a written summary of the key milestones of postpartum recovery: