Why Hello Postpartum was born
EMPOWERMENT • HONESTY • EDUCATION • CONNECTION
Founded by new mom and self-care author Carley Schweet, Hello Postpartum aims to help fill in the gaps in postpartum care and support. At Hello Postpartum, we aim to create an accessible community where everyone can access postpartum education, research-backed articles, and support tools.
Inside our Postpartum Resource Library, you’ll find helpful interviews, infographics, blog posts, and more, all created by midwives, OB-Gyns, postpartum nurses, mental health therapists, etc. With our expert-created resources, we aim to facilitate thoughtful conversations and bring light to taboo topics.
It’s time to change the way we care for and support our new parents.
Hello Postpartum can help.
Meet our founder
Year founded: 2020
Founded by: Carley Schweet, new mom and self-care author
Number of contributors: 80 and counting
Best advice: Asking for support doesn’t make you needy. You’re a new mom with needs.
We believe: That postpartum doesn’t end at six weeks, six months, or even a year. Postpartum is forever.
I wish someone told me…
That every relationship changes when you have a baby.
That it can take months or even years to begin to recognize yourself.
That your baby doesn’t need a perfect mom with all of the answers.
That loving your baby isn’t always instantaneous.
To hold onto the moments, no matter how small or fleeting.
That there’s no shame in asking for support.
To capture more memories with me in them.
That I might not feel ready for sex well beyond six weeks.
That it’s okay not to love the newborn stage.
Words to remember
At the end of the evening, you might feel like you’ve gotten nothing done all day long. But if I’d been shadowing you, I could list a hundred quiet acts of caring that you were too tired to remember.