Planning Your Postpartum Experience | Kansas City MomCast Episode 32

The postpartum planning experience in America is a common topic in mom conversation. That can encompass care (or the lack thereof), a wide range of emotions, and a variety of mental health challenges that so many of us have struggled with.

Our guest, Sierra Yancy, is a certified perinatal doula specializing in childbirth education and doula training with Uzazi Village in Kansas City, Mo. She helps us dive into postpartum expectations and how to plan for that fourth trimester.

We also interview HCA Midwest Health specialist in women’s care, obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Thomas Greaves, about how our partners can be supportive during this time. 


Connect with Sierra Yancy

Sierra describes herself as a future wife, mom of a 4-year-old, daughter and sister. She is a certified perinatal doula, specializing in childbirth education and doula training with Uzazi Village in KCMO. She is passionate about birth justice and reproductive justice for all, especially people of color, who are often marginalized and taken advantage of.  She wants new families to know that they can and should trust themselves, trust their bodies, trust birth, trust their instincts. You got this! Connect with Sierra on Facebook and Instagram.

Connect with Thomas Greaves

Dr. Thomas Greaves is a board-certified OBGYN who specializes in women’s care. He serves women at office locations in Olathe, Kansas City, and Lansing, Kansas. He is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

 

 


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Hi! I'm Megan, former teacher turned stay-at-home-but-never-home mom to Peyton, 7, and Gage, 4. I host the Kansas City MomCast podcast! I'm married to the most patient person on this earth, Chris, and we live in Overland Park with our kids, an insane lab, and two guinea pigs. You can find me over committing to everything, reading informational and self-help texts, listening to podcasts, organizing, spending time with friends over margaritas, thrifting, and staying up way too late to have peace and serenity. I love people and hearing their stories and look forward to connecting with KCMC readers!

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