Having a baby brings both immense happiness and potential sadness. For many new mothers, the initial days after childbirth can be an emotional roller coaster, filled with moments of joy and sudden shifts to feelings of depression, including sadness, anxiety, and anger.
Meet Violet Sheena Wigley
Violet Sheena Wigley is a Hypnobirth educator, postpartum doula, breastfeeding professional, empowerment support, and healer. She is passionate about empowering mothers, partners, and families on their birth, postpartum, and life journey.
With the belief that childbirth is a transformational time in life, she trusts the importance of honoring such a sacred rite of passage through unique support in meaningful and loving ways.
About the episode
In this episode hosted by Dina Sargeant, Violet Sheena Wigley discussed her journey into postpartum and emphasized the transformative and healing aspects of this period. She also highlighted the importance of preparing for postpartum and creating an empowerment plan that includes practical support, self-care, rest, replenishment, and open communication about fears and challenges.
She mentioned misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding postpartum well-being and encouraged individuals to question societal norms and create a parenting dynamic that aligns with their values and desires. Also, Violet emphasized the holistic nature of parenting and the valuable lessons children can teach parents.
Preparing for the postpartum period and creating an empowerment plan is crucial for women entering parenthood. Working with professionals to identify needs, goals, and challenges can ensure a smoother transition into the new journey.
By prioritizing self-care, rest, and replenishment and recognizing the transformative and vulnerable nature of this phase, new parents can navigate the postpartum period with greater ease and well-being.
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