Mothering the mother

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written by Kendall Manwill, CSW In the world of childbirth and postpartum support, “mothering the mother” is a term used to describe the work of a doula or birth support person, whether during labor or postpartum. It encompasses the idea that mothers need to be supported as they transition to motherhood–that the new mother should be taken care of and …