The First Six Weeks

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The First Six Weeks

Congrats, you did it! The arrival of a new baby is an exciting time but it can also be incredibly challenging. Healing emotionally and physically, navigating sleep schedules, breastfeeding, nappies, mental health and adjusting to the new dynamic - it’s a lot.

In this episode, we'll discuss what to expect in the first 6 weeks with a new baby. We'll speak with Postpartum doula Dr. Renee White about asking for help and creating a supportive network to lean on.

Plus we'll hear from clinical psychiatrist Dr. Lisa Myers about the very real mental health challenges that can come up during the fourth trimester. 

Everyone's experience is unique. Always seek medical advice to find what's right for you. 

If you're struggling postpartum, you can find local support here.

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Hosts: Jessie Stephens & Gemma Pranita

Producer: Cassie Merritt

With thanks to: Dr. Renee White & Dr. Lisa Myers

Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff

Audio Producer: Leah Porges

Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

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