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What is the best gift to give a new mom?
What is the best gift to give a new mom?

After birth, it takes the new mother around 6 weeks to heal from the intensity of labour, and also to get familiar with her new role as mother. How can you support her with accessible and deeply meaningful gifts during this 4th trimester?

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Supporting grieving postpartum mama
Supporting grieving postpartum mama

At least 1 in 10 women experience miscarriage during her life. Although pregnancy and infant loss still remains a tabou, it concerns much more families than we might think. An estimated 23 million miscarriages occur every year worldwide, translating to 44 pregnancy...

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ANNUAL REPORT 2021
ANNUAL REPORT 2021

As a Charity, it is our duty to report to our members and supporters about our activities. Click on the image above to access the Director's Report for 2021, presented during our Annual Board Meeting which took place on February 4-5, 2021.  2021 Highlights ● Research...

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postpARTum
postpARTum

In this spring edition of the PSN’s newsletter, we are happy to present to you Moon Birth Sculptures, the work of Alanah, an Australian Artist specialising in figurative sculping.

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POSTNATAL SUMMIT 2022
POSTNATAL SUMMIT 2022

Join visionaries of birth and the postpartum to explore the sensitive topic of vulnerability during the immediate postnatal period of the first 40 days and beyond. Each talk will be simultaneously translated in English and French. Click on each speaker to access her bio.

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Postnatal Support Network Newsletter Q1 2022
Postnatal Support Network Newsletter Q1 2022

Dear Co-creator of our Network,
We are publishing our quaterly newsletter a few days early than usual in order to extend to YOU our most heart-felt invitation to the Postnatal Summit which inaugurates exactly in 1 week, on March 18th, at 18h CET. Claim your spot here!…

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PSN Newsletter Summer Solstice 2022
PSN Newsletter Summer Solstice 2022

The Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year and the start of astronomic summer. It is observed today, on the 21st June which is also celebrated as International Yoga Day. The changing of seasons is a time of transformation, change and new...

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NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS
NEWS FROM OUR PARTNERS

Closing the Bones Training with Japjeet Kaur Would you like to learn how to offer the beautiful Closing the Bones ceremony, aka ‘cerrada’, or just ‘closing ceremony’ (transmitted from the lineages of both Ecuadorian midwife & shaman Rocío Alarcón and Mexican...

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POSTNATAL DOULA TRAINING
POSTNATAL DOULA TRAINING

The PSN Postnatal Doula Training is an experiential workshop of the basics and tools of the postnatal doula to start applying them. We discover together the different stages a woman and her newborn go through. We explore the emotional phases that the...

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postpARTum – creative expressions
postpARTum – creative expressions

In this summer edition of the PSN's newsletter, we are happy to present to you Franck Depoilly's work. Franck is a French artist living next to Lille. He works alone and have been making pendant luminaires for twenty years. Graduated in the fine arts,...

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INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK
INTERVIEW WITH MIRJAM HEEMKERK

Photo (c) Mirjam Heemskerk – Gentle Beginnings Get inspired by Postpartum Massage Specialist and Educator Mirjam Heemskerk.A conversation by Charan Kamal Ingrid Bal. Mirjam Heemskerk is a loving mother, Massage Therapist & Natural Women Healthcare...

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REPLAYS OF OUR 2ND POSTNATAL SUMMIT
REPLAYS OF OUR 2ND POSTNATAL SUMMIT

To you, the subscriber of our Newsletter, we are happy to offer an excerpt of Christine Eck's talk on "Vulnerability into Empowerment: Transforming guilt and fear to honour the sacred". The Founder of the Center for Sacred Window Studies spoke during PSN's...

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RENEWED VISION STATEMENT
RENEWED VISION STATEMENT

"The 40 Days - postnatal rest and bonding time for the new mother during the first 40 days after birth - is recognized as a universal human right for every mother and becomes integrated into collective consciousness. We envision mothers birthing humanity with dignity...

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Contact our National Coordinators

Name

Country

Email

Vesela Genadieva

Bulgaria

vessy@positivepostpartum.eu 

Yanitsa Karamarkova

Bulgaria

info@moiatadula.com 

Agnieszka Bera

Denmark

info@shaktidoula.dk 

Sofiya H. Angelina Bonde

Denmark

mail@sofiyahenrietta.com 

Pauline Dubromez

France

pauline.dubromez@gmail.com 

Ingrid Bal

Netherlands

charankamalkaur@ingridbal.com 

Milagros Virasoro

Portugal

milivira@gmail.com 

Catherine Tuchschmid

Switzerland

catherine@gaiaom.ch 

Magalie Beantpal Kaur

Switzerland

info@beantpal.ch 

Patsy Gormley-Steele

UK

satprakashk@gmail.com 

The Postnatal Support Network (PSN) addresses the importance of a well-prepared and relaxing 40 day postnatal period. It is an international organisation with a non-medical and social network, informing families and especially mothers about this special and delicate time after birth.