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Bibi Lorenzetti is an Authorized Level II ashtanga yoga teacher living in Newburgh in the United States, with her partner Walker. Bibi gave birth to her son Indie earlier this year, her story is fresh and she shares in depth and with some humorous detail her pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience.
Bibi is also open in sharing her past experience of anorexia and issues with body image, and how this influenced her thoughts around pregnancy and becoming a mother. Bibi gives an honest account of her thoughts and experience, shared by many women, in accepting the body post partum.
We also get to hear some of the post partum practices Bibi discovered, including observing the first forty days, vaginal steaming, consuming the placenta, and nourishment through foods.
Birth Partner: A Complete Guide to Childbirth for Dads, Partners, Doulas, and All Other Labor Companions by Penny Simkin
The First Forty Days: The Essential Art of Nourishing the New Mother by Heng Ou
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