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Nurturing the Nurturer: Navigating Postpartum Recovery, Breastfeeding + Wellbeing

About this event

The postpartum period is a very delicate time where we should be focused on healing, restoration and integration after birth. It is a time for deep nurturing. For many of us this is a stressful time, overwhelming and we often feel under-supported. And when it comes to infant feeding, many of us lack the support for necessary for breastfeeding success. As we wrap up Breastfeeding Awareness Month we are joined by an esteemed panel to dive into topics surrounding breastfeeding/chestfeeding, the postpartum recovery period and strategies for long-term wellbeing as new parents. In the U.S. 1 in 4 women return to work 10 days after giving birth. How are we supporting those who are the anchors of our communities, the mothers and birthing individuals?

Maintaining optimal wellbeing during the fourth trimester is about understanding that we live through phases where we have very specific needs. It's learning how to listen to our bodies and provide ourselves with the physical, emotional, and nutritional nourishment. There are ways you can learn to nurture your body from within while giving so much. There are practices and therapies you can integrate to fortify yourself at every stage while also learning to Join our panel of experts as we explore ways to nurture oneself.

Learn About:

  • The structural barriers to breastfeeding success and lactation support
  • Global postpartum healing traditions and postpartum recovery
  • Leaning on your village for 4th trimester care
  • Postpartum doulas and companion support in the 4th trimester
  • Nourishing foods and traditions for postpartum wellness, breastfeeding, and beyond

Wherever you are along the journey, we are here to help provide some support and answer your questions in a judge-free zone


Presented by:

Agni is a women-led food healing company in Berkeley, CA that creates delicious, nutrient-rich cookies, teas, and seasonings to support women's health. Developed with their Medical Advisory Board using 100% natural ingredients and a holistic, inclusive food healing approach, Agni's healing foods are specifically designed to support women with postpartum recovery, breastfeeding, hormone balance, conception, and pregnancy.

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    Kimberly Ann Johnson Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

    Kimberly Johnson is a Sexological Bodyworker, Somatic Experiencing practitioner, yoga teacher trainer, postpartum advocate and single mom. She helps women heal from birth injuries, gynecological surgeries and sexual boundary violations. She is the author of early mothering classic "The Fourth Trimester," as well as "Call of the Wild: How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It for Good". IG: @Kimberly.Ann.Johnson

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    Mama Glow Mama Glow

    Mama Glow is a global maternal health platform serving birthing people along the childbearing continuum. Through doula training programs Mama Glow is cultivating the next generation of birth workers.

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    Astrid Schanz-Garbassi Founder @ Agni

    Approved by medical experts to replenish the nutrients you need when you need them most, Agni makes foods that are both indulgent & healing to nourish you during all life moments. They have treats to support you from your first period through your last, and all the moments in between — fertility, pregnancy, postpartum, and beyond. IG: @Agniforall

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    Nekisha Killings MPH, IBCLC Perinatal Equity Strategist, Founder @ The Melanated Mammary Atlas

    Nekisha Killings MPH IBCLC is an international board certified lactation consultant and perinatal equity strategist specializing in *Aha! Moments* that lead to intentional shifts in care approach. Her BreastSide Manner™️ program trains organizations on culturally humble and respectful communication in lactation support. She recently operationalized her movement to normalize brown breasts™️ by creating The Melanated Mammary Atlas - a resource for lactation professionals showing breast conditions exclusively on brown skin to address image gaps in medical education. IG: @ahamomentmaven

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    Latham Thomas Founder @ Mama Glow

    Latham Thomas is the founder of the global maternal health company Mama Glow.

Mama Glow

Where doulas and families learn, grow, and connect.

Mama Glow is a global maternal health platform serving birthing people along the childbearing continuum. Through doula training programs Mama Glow is cultivating the next generation of birth workers.