Welcome to the self care section of your New Mom Thoughts Keepsake Journal! Here you'll find tools and resources to help you cope, adjust, feel like yourself again, make time for yourself, and practice loving yourself. Many of these resources are available at a low cost or even free. Your insurance company may also cover some paid services, so check with them first. Remember that if you're thinking of harming yourself or you baby, it's important to seek help immediately.
Mommy Mindset - Therapists and Mental Health Resources
Sometimes it's just good to talk to someone in a nonjudgemental environment. There's no shame in speaking with a mental health professional. It's important to talk to make sure your mind is right for yourself and your baby. Check out some options below. Many health insurance companies are covering costs of visits, and then providers are also offering more affordable rates to reach patients.
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Postpartum Support and Doulas
Sacred Space Postpartum with Kelli Kirwin
Virtual support services are available during the time of COVID or also for those who are not located locally. Postpartum doulas can help with light housework, be an extra hand at appointments, help with siblings, etc.
Postpartum Support International Helpline:1-800-944-4773
#1 En Espanol or #2 English
Use their database to find out Doula that meets your needs as well as see why you should hire a doula.