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Postpartum Do a check to see how well you are taking care of yourself.

How many of these questions can you answer “yes” to?

How many do you wish you could say “yes” to? How can you change things to have these needs met?

•• I am eating well and paying attention to my nutritional needs
•• I eat fresh food every day
•• I drink enough fluids every day
•• I am listening and responding to my body when I am tired, hungry, thirsty
•• I nap when I can
•• I spend time outdoors a few times a week
•• I get sunlight a few times a week
•• I take good care of my physical health
•• I take good care of my teeth, skin and nails
•• I get exercise a few times a week
•• I do things that bring me joy and satisfaction a few times a week
•• I ask for help when I need it
•• I forgive myself when I make a mistake
•• I make time for important relationships with people I care about


Adapted from Natural Health After Birth by Aviva Romm