The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality By Kimberly Ann Johnson

Beautiful book. I have recommended to a number of new mothers. Anglais I thoroughly enjoyed and learned soo much in this book. She covers topics that are normally hushed or not even talked about. She has amazing insight. Anglais This book is absolutely amazing. I got it in my third trimester and wish someone had given it to me earlier. It's insightful on the journey that we as women go through when becoming a mother, but than that its empowering in so many ways to owning birth, being a woman, Anglais

This is the book mothers everywhere have been waiting for. Intuitively we have known there is something both magical and challenging about the postpartum time. Kimberly Ann Johnson has managed to express the magic and challenges a mother goes through postpartum with Anglais Yes we do have family, mothers and sisters, friends to help us in this journey. But this book help me and will still continued to help find my own voice. In lot of long nigths alone with my little girl in my arms, i found in Kimberly’s book reassuring words that gave my Anglais I love this book and recommend it to everyone who is pregnant or interested in having a child. Also, women who have had traumatic births or tough postpartum experiences would benefit from reading this is help integrate, understand, and heal. I am a massage therapist with Anglais This book came to me at exactly the right time! I purchased it days before the birth of my first child at the recommendation of my prenatal yoga teacher. Thank goodness I did, it set me up for a far better mind frame following the birth. It covers a lot of territory that Anglais This book is a must have for any woman about to have a baby, be it your first or subsequent. I read this 4 months postpartum and wish I had read this sooner so that I could have articulated what I needed during those first fragile weeks. After reading this book, I see what Anglais

Kimberly Ann Johnson ✓ 5 Read

Birth is our inbuilt experience of initiation to self, but we are in desperate need of sage guidance throughout this otherwise overwhelming and scary transformation Kimberly Ann Johnson lights the path to our truest, most actualized, and empowered feminine selvesbecause it begins in the Fourth Trimester Every mother to be and mother lover needs these pages to learn how to truly honor this mystical transitionKelly Brogan MD, author of the New York Times bestseller, A Mind of Your OwnIn all my years as an ob gyn, I never once met a woman who was able to get by the initiation of labor and birth and focus on the critical postpartum time framea time which is largely ignored in our culture After all, most maternity leaves end at mere weeksnowhere near enough time to truly honor and carry out the true work of the fourth trimester Nowe tend to focus only on the birthand if mom and baby make it through in a reasonably healthy way, we figure were done Not even close In this eye opening and vital book, all those who care about women, children, and families will find a treasure trove of information and practices that are vital for the health of society I highly recommend this book Christiane Northrup, MD ob gyn physician and author of theNew York Times bestsellersGoddesses Never Age The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Wellbeing, Women s Bodies, Women s Wisdom,andThe Wisdom of MenopauseWhile there are a plethora of books about pregnancy and delivery, few discuss self care after the baby is born Johnson, cofounder of the STREAM School for Postpartum Care, aims to fill that gap with this comprehensive guide to a transitional time Using a holistic perspective, Johnson addresses everything from preparing ones body for birth to rebuilding and healing afterward Library JournalA guide to help support women through post partum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levelsThis holistic guide offers practical advice to support women through postpartum healing on the physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual levelsand provides women with a roadmap to this very important transition that can last from a few months to a few yearsKimberly Ann Johnson draws from her vast professional experience as a doula, postpartum consultant, yoga teacher, body worker, and womens health care advocate, and from the healing traditions of Ayurveda, traditional Chinese medicine, and herbalismas well as her own personal experienceto coverhow you can prepare your body for birth how you can organize yourself and your household for the best possible transition to motherhood simple practices and home remedies to facilitate healing and restore energy how to strengthen relationships and aid the return to sex learning to exercise safely postpartum carrying your baby with comfort exploring the complex and often conflicting emotions that arise postpartum and much The Fourth Trimester: A Postpartum Guide to Healing Your Body, Balancing Your Emotions, and Restoring Your Vitality