The Real Reason Simple Living Helps with Postpartum Healing with Maranda Bower
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For a long time women have been fed messages that they can (and need to) “bounce back” after pregnancy. It’s as if growing a human is a temporary inconvenience and your body should snap back into place like a rubber band that has been stretched out and is now allowed to recoil freely. At most, we’re told that things should be “back to normal” at 6 weeks after birth, but for many women that is not the case. In fact, the frightening statistic is that “in 2018, there were 17 maternal deaths for every 100,000 live births in the U.S. — a ratio more than double that of most other high-income countries.” And what’s more, 52% of those deaths occurred postpartum. Sadly, we do not talk about postpartum healing enough - thankfully postpartum depression is getting some time in the spotlight - but all mothers need time to heal and the right resources to do so. That’s why I was thrilled to chat with my expert guest on Wannabe Minimalist this week. Maranda Bower is the CEO and Founder of Postpartum University®, supporting both professionals and mothers in health and whole-body healing. She is a renowned expert and top educator in the fields of functional nutrition and coaching in relation to postpartum and nicknamed the “Womb Whisperer”. Maranda has also been named as a best-selling author, is an international speaker, and has appeared in over 50+ publications. We dive into so many fascinating topics and I am ashamed to say that I was not as educated on this topic as I feel I should have been - since I am a mother and have been through the postpartum phase. buries my face in my hands. But that all changes today! I learned a lot (as well as gained an appreciation for my own experience) and I know you will too. This episode of the Wannabe Minimalist Show will also help you discover: How to define the postpartum phaseThe warning signs to look out for postpartumWhy decluttering is essential for postpartum lifeWhat we can learn from other cultures about postpartum healingHow to be an advocate for other moms in the postpartum phase ********************* Links mentioned in this episode (some may be affiliate links): Get more show notes and ALL THE LINKS at Maranda's Website Postpartum University Podcast Follow Maranda on Instagram Postpartum statistics: Tidy Home Academy - When you're ready to take your home & life to the next level, Tidy Home Academy will get you there. This life-changing course will help you declutter, organize, & create systems so your home can run on autopilot. The Home Systems Power Pack - This digital library is jam-packed with actionable workbooks, guides, pdfs, worksheets and more so you can start to make real progress in your home! Wannabe Minimalist Family - come join my private group filled with amazing people just like you who are on their journey toward minimalism and simplifying. ********************* Music: Fresh Lift by Shane Ivers - ********************* Subscribe & Review Are you subscribed to Wannabe Minimalist? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. I’m adding a bunch of bonus episodes to the mix and if you’re not subscribed there’s a good chance you’ll miss out on those. And if you enjoyed today’s episode, it would make my day if you left me a review on Apple Podcasts too. Those reviews help other people find my podcast and they’re also fun for me to go in and read. Let me know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you! Advertising Inquiries: Privacy & Opt-Out:
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