In this Postnatal Bliss issue
> Discover Nourishing Postnatal Traditions from Around the World; More than an elite luxury or outdated rituals from another era, anthropologists found that cultures with low incidence of postpartum mood disorders share a range of protective social structures that provide support and care for new mothers.
Find out what it means for the mother to be truly and deeply nurtured and what we can learn from this traditional wisdom in our modern world.
> Want a beautiful birth? Be sure to watch our first ever exclusive video interview with the new Beautiful Births documentary filmmaker Jacqui Blue and preview the trailer.
> We explore the First Golden Hour after birth, why it matters and how to keep this special time sacred between mother and baby.
Find out the Real Truth about Postnatal Doulas and their role in supporting partners at this super-important time. (and why you may strongly want to consider hiring one, even if you have a partner or hubby who loves you to bits and is your best supporter!)
>> Be supported on your breastfeeding journey with practical guidance from the fabulous Pinky McKay and an easy Lactation Cookie recipe to whip up and more in our exciting BUMPER issue.
>> We are also delighted to give you a generous excerpt from one of our favourite books of all time, “Gentle Birth Gentle Mothering” by Dr Sarah Buckley, MD.
We sincerely hope this special postnatal issue informs and guides you to smooth the ride of new motherhood and inspires you to put in place the support you need during this incredibly transformative time.