“I made myself a promise” By Jessica Jordan My journey to become a Mama was a bit different to most. I had trained and worked as an early childhood teacher, then trained and now work as a hospital midwife. I purposely chose jobs where I would be surrounded by babies! I had always wanted my own

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Nutrition Hacks for Early C-section Recovery – Part 2: RESTORED By Kirstie VesseurLast blog we spoke about the foundations of nutrition and broke down the importance of each of the Macros (Protein, Carbohydrates and Good Fats) If you haven’t read that blog, please go back and check that out as this is the lead on

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Nutrition Hacks for Early C-section Recovery – Part 1: HEALED By Kirstie VesseurSo you’ve just come out of the oh so traumatic experience that is birth and for some of us, the ride has not been smooth sailing. We’ve now got this precious little bundle to take care of, our hormones are a mess, we’re

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0 shares Share 0 PART 4 Midwives are incredible people who are at the cutting edge of a woman’s journey into motherhood.  I have asked a group of midwives to share their wisdom and insight with us here at the Birthmark Sisterhood through this blog series.  Midwife – 5 years experience, Hamilton New Zealand1. What brings

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by Naomi van Jaarsveld As a fellow C-section mama there were certain things that I wish someone had told me earlier in my recovery!  Like how to go #2’s after surgery or why you stomach looks like I’m still pregnant after giving birth to the magically weapon of the pillow. Since you’re part of the sisterhood

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