Generational Healing: Confronting Childhood Trauma as a Parent Featuring Rose Clark

Generational Healing: Confronting Childhood Trauma as a Parent Featuring Rose Clark Featuring: Rose Clark with Love the Way You Parent In this episode of Empowering Postpartum, host Jessi Sletten interviews parenting coach Rose Clark about the importance of healing from childhood trauma in order to become the parent you aspire to be. Rose shares tools […]

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Sweet Dreams: Getting Sleep with a Baby IS Possible! Featuring Paige LeGault & Lindsey Burchfield

Sweet Dreams: Getting Sleep with a Baby IS Possible! Featuring Paige LeGault & Lindsey Burchfield (EP 7) In this week’s episode of Empowering Postpartum, host Jessi Sletten invites Pediatric Sleep Specialists Paige LeGault and Lindsey Burchfield from ⁠Parenting Practice of Colorado⁠ to explore the elusive world of baby sleep. From debunking myths to offering practical

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From Trauma to Triumph: The Power of Self Advocacy in Birth & Postpartum Planning

From Trauma to Triumph: The Power of Self Advocacy in Birth & Postpartum Planning (EP 6) Special Guest: Lauren Haxby, L&D RN, Mama of 2Connect with Lauren on Instagram: ⁠https://www.instagram.com/laurenhaxby/⁠ In this episode, Host Jessi Sletten interviews Lauren Haxby, a labor and delivery nurse and mother of two. After a difficult first birth and postpartum

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Building Emotional Resilience: Uncovering the Hidden Grief of New Motherhood

Building Emotional Resilience: Uncovering the Hidden Grief of New Motherhood (EP 5) In this week’s episode, Host Jessi Sletten dives into an often overlooked aspect of new parenthood – the feelings of loss and grief for our former lives. She explores the six common losses new parents face including loss of self, voice and control.

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Baby Proof Your Marriage: Nurturing and Strengthening Your Relationship Before Birth

Baby Proof Your Marriage: Nurturing and Strengthening Your Relationship Before Birth (EP 4) In this insightful episode of “Baby Proof Your Marriage,” Host Jessi Sletten guides listeners through the crucial process of nurturing and strengthening partnerships before the arrival of a baby. Addressing common challenges faced by new parents, the episode emphasizes proactive support, open

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“Bouncing Back” is BS: How to Nourish and Embrace Your Body After Birth

“Bouncing Back” is BS: How to Nourish and Embrace Your Body After Birth (EP 3) In this week’s empowering episode, we explore the problematic expectation placed on new mothers to “bounce back” to their pre-pregnancy body and life shortly after giving birth. This compassionate episode encourages birthgivers to nurture themselves during the postpartum period instead

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Crafting the Perfect Postpartum Nest: Setting the Foundation for Healing, Recovery & Bonding

Crafting the Perfect Postpartum Nest: Setting the Foundation for Healing, Recovery & Bonding (EP 2) Empowering Postpartum with Jessi Sletten is an inspiring show for expecting and newly postpartum parents looking to feel prepared, supported, and empowered for their transition into parenthood – without losing themselves to it. Education, inspiration, and support for everything you

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Overcoming Postpartum Struggles – My Journey with Anxiety, Depression & Lack of Support

Overcoming Postpartum Struggles – My Journey with Anxiety, Depression & Lack of Support (EP 1) Empowering Postpartum with Jessi Sletten is an inspiring show for expecting and newly postpartum parents looking to feel prepared, supported, and empowered for their transition into parenthood – without losing themselves to it. Education, inspiration, and support for everything you

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Why “Bouncing Back” After Birth Sabotages Postpartum Healing (And What to Do Instead)

Why “Bouncing Back” After Birth Sabotages Postpartum Healing (And What to Do Instead) The notion of “bouncing back” after giving birth has become an expectation for many new birthgivers today. However, striving to return to our pre-pregnancy bodies and routines right away can actually be detrimental to postpartum healing and bonding as well as our

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Postpartum Healing and Recovery, Postpartum Nutrition, Postpartum Support Planning

Beyond the Nursery: Preparing Your Fourth Trimester Nest for Healing and Connection

Beyond the Nursery: Preparing Your Postpartum Nest for Healing and Connection Bringing a tiny miracle into the world is a glorious whirlwind of emotions and sleepless nights. But amidst the newborn snuggles and endless diaper changes, it’s easy to lose sight of your own needs. The societal pressure to “bounce back” within weeks of giving

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Master the Fourth Trimester: Creating Your Ultimate Postpartum Feeding Station for Blissful Bonding

Master the Fourth Trimester: Creating Your Ultimate Postpartum Feeding Station for Blissful Bonding The early postpartum period is filled with so many new experiences, responsibilities, and adjustments. As a new parent, finding any opportunity to simplify your routine is a welcome reprieve. Creating an organized postpartum feeding station is one helpful way to streamline this

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Infant Feeding/Breastfeeding, Postpartum Healing and Recovery, Postpartum Nutrition, Postpartum Support Planning
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Postpartum Nutrition: 3 Must Have Snacks to Nourish and Heal After Birth

Postpartum Nutrition: 3 Must Have Snacks to Nourish and Heal After Birth Caring for a newborn is physically and mentally exhausting. During the postpartum period, nourishing your body with nutrient-rich foods provides energy and supports the healing process.  However, preparing balanced meals around the clock can feel impossible amidst the chaos of sleepless nights and

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Postpartum Healing and Recovery, Postpartum Nutrition, Postpartum Support Planning
Postpartum mom at a diaper changing station changing her newborn baby's diaper

5 Tips for Creating a Functional and Comfortable Diaper Changing Station 

5 Tips for Creating a Functional and Comfortable Diaper Changing Station  Ah, new parenthood—a journey filled with heartwarming newborn snuggles and cherished bonding moments. Yet, nestled within these beautiful spells of connection are the less glamorous tasks…like diaper changes.  Yes, the reality of postpartum includes those not-so-glamorous moments too. But it doesn’t have to be

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Postpartum Recovery Kit Essentials: 10 Must-Haves for Comfort & Care

Postpartum Recovery Kit Essentials: 10 Must-Haves for Comfort & Care The early days and weeks after giving birth are filled with sweet snuggles and joyful moments with your newborn. However, the postpartum period can also be physically and emotionally demanding as your body recovers and you adjust to life with a completely dependent little one. 

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New mom caring for her newborn baby in her postpartum recovery space.

3 Tips for Designing Your Ideal Postpartum Recovery Space

Craft Your Perfect Postpartum Sanctuary: 3 Crucial Tips for a Blissful Fourth Trimester As an expectant parent, you’re likely dreaming of the arrival of your new little one. While picturing those soft squishy cuddles and beautiful skin-to-skin bonding moments with your baby fills your heart, the postpartum period also brings its fair share of challenges

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Postpartum Support Planning
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5 Reasons Why You Need To Be Drinking Bone Broth in Pregnancy and Postpartum

5 Reasons Why You Need To Be Drinking Bone Broth in Pregnancy and Postpartum Bone broth has recently re-surged in popularity for its myriad of health benefits. During pregnancy and postpartum, warming mugs of bone broth can provide powerfully concentrated nutrition to nourish your body and your baby. Here are 5 reasons why you need

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Postpartum Nutrition
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Sharing the Parental Load: How to Foster a Harmonious Partnership Before Baby’s Arrival

Sharing the Parental Load: How to Foster a Harmonious Partnership Before Baby’s Arrival One of the most significant challenges I often witness between new parents after bringing their precious baby home, is the heartbreaking disparity in sharing the parental load. This issue is deeply rooted; in the archaic, patriarchal beliefs and cultural constructs we are

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Postpartum Support Planning, Relationship Support
Postpartum Support

The Importance Of Postpartum Support: My Empowering New Mom Transformation

The Importance of Postpartum Support: My Empowering “New Mom” Transformation My first postpartum left me barely surviving. I knew with baby number two I had to make big changes. Through research, education, planning, and self-care, I created the empowering postpartum support and experience I desperately needed. Now I want to share what I’ve learned about

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