40+ experts share how to feel healthy, confident and overall super during your first three months of motherhood

Create the postpartum you DESERVE– 

access over 40 sessions in this free online event!

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It may seem like birth is the finish line, but it's only the beginning...

The biggest mistake expecting mothers make is solely focusing on and preparing for birth and not for the time after. This isn't your fault! The baby industry likes to paint the picture that preparation happens up until the birth and then nature takes its course after that. Believe it or not, pregnancy is probably the most predictable part of having a baby! Once you welcome your little bundle to the world, anything goes. You will immediately jump into a whole new world where you have to learn how to to nurse and soothe your baby, heal yourself from birth and adjust to being a mom all at once.

You can't fully prepare for motherhood but you can certainly feel prepared. Do not leave your new motherly duties to instincts - they are important to have but will take you only so far. Instead, learn from mothers, health professionals and baby experts who have helped many mothers through the process before. Consider the 40+ speakers featured in this free summit your extended village. With the information shared in the summit, you will be able to lay the groundwork for your postpartum and get the insight you need to feel prepared for your fourth trimester and beyond.

Are you ready to feel like a Super Mom?

Here's just a few things you'll learn by tuning into the summit

  • What a proper latch looks likes
  • How to transform from couple to parents
  • When your baby's first developmental leaps will take place
  • How to go non-toxic in your home
  • The benefits of chiropractic care for mom and baby
  • Cosleeping benefits
  • Going diaper free from birth
  • Pumping hacks and how to advocate for pumping at work
  • How to overcome insecurities of a forever changed body
  • Impact of the maternal-infant bond on health and happiness
  • The real deal on postpartum mood disorders
  • How to calm a fussy, crying baby
  • Babywearing and what will work best for you
  • Which baby sign language signs to start with
  • Best foods to eat to facilitate healing
  • How to be an empowered mom

And the best part is you can watch the summit for FREE!

The Fourth Trimester is pretty complex.

That's why we've broken it down into Three Pillars

Heal Your Body & Mind

Birth is the greatest natural change that any body can go through. While beautiful, it can lead to a number of challenges physically and mentally.

Learn what foods and practices will help your body heal with respect for the process you just went through.

Find out what you can do to support the ​mental and emotional challenges that come up postpartum.

Connect & Nurture Baby

We have this intense motherly instinct to take care of our baby but many times instinct isn't quite enough.

You want the very best for your baby and thankfully our baby experts know what to do. They will share how to encourage healthy and optimal physical, emotional and mental development for your little one.

Grow & Evolve Relationships

Becoming a mother means we become a whole new person.

Our self identity shifts, our relationship with our partners is challenged and ​our village is needed more than ever.

Find out ​how to navigate the new relationships with your partner, your village and yourself.


Schedule of Sessions

Get ready for 10 jam-packed days of loving on motherhood!

Day 1

Dr. Frans X. Plooij, infant development researcher and author

The Wonder Weeks: Your Baby's Mental Leaps in the First 12 Weeks

Your baby's brain will undergo tremendous changes in its first years, and it all starts in the fourth trimester. Join this session with Dr. Frans X. Plooij where he shares:

  • ​The most important things your newborn needs to support her cognitive development
  • Why your baby gets cranky,  when to expect it, and when it ends
  • Why it is OKAY for moms to get frustrated


Rebecca Egbert, founder of The Mother Love

Mother Lovin'

Moms need more compassion, empathy and love from others and for ourselves. That's why Rebecca Egbert created The Mother Love and shares her wisdom on:

  • What spark from birth you can bring with you to help during the rough times
  • What causes motherhood to be an alienating experience
  • Top two tactics to make the transition to motherhood as smooth as possible



Sara Harkness, Master Mother Roaster, doula

Creating a Sacred Postpartum with Mother Roasting

Master Mother Roaster, Sara, reveals the power of creating a sacred postpartum and how her 3rd fourth trimester was her best due to mother roasting. Sara shares:

  • How traditional cultures practice mother roasting and how to do it in modern day
  • What rituals can be practiced at the end of mother roasting & the power in doing so
  • How practicing mother roasting many years postpartum can still be healing

Adriana Lozada, doula and podcaster at Birthful

Are You Ready for Your Postpartum Vacation?

Advice to sleep and rest may seem well-intentioned but impossible. Adriana shares her approach that allows new moms and families to fully embrace rest in the postpartum. Learn: 

  • 3 pillars of a good postpartum and how to attain it
  • How long it takes for baby's circadian rhythm to kick in (i.e., when can you finally sleep a big chunk of time at night!)
  • Her theory on why birth requires such a massive physical experience and what you can do



Day 2 

Suzanne Zeedyk, researcher on the science of connection

Connecting and Parenting in the 21st Century

Suzanne has dedicated her work to scientifically studying the parent-infant connection. Connection is crucial to a healthy baby and relationship. Also learn:

  • How modern life interferes with our connection with our babies
  • The three components of a healthy relationships and how to create one with your baby
  • 5 key things parents need to do to create a healthy relationship


Maureen Campion, psychologist, author of Heal Your Birth Story

Heal Your Birth Story

Healing from her traumatic birth experience prompted Maureen to help others heal their birth trauma. Most births will not go as planned. And many things can cause trauma. Tune in to learn as Maureen shares: 

  • What causes birth trauma and how to identify if you or someone you love has it
  • Ways to heal from birth trauma, attainable and things you can do yourself!
  • How and why partners can suffer from birth trauma too

Dr. Eva Zasloff, family doctor

A Family Doctor's Perspective on the Fourth Trimester

Dr. Zasloff created Tova Health to serve families during the fourth trimester, continuing the care of mom and baby as one unit. She shares:

  • Different approaches to medical care for you and your baby
  • One thing that 90% of moms call Dr. Zasloff about in weeks 3-5
  • How to be an empowered patient and mother of a patient

Lori Isenstadt, IBCLC, breastfeeding specialist

Preparing the Heart, Home and Mind for Breastfeeding

It may seem impossible to prepare for breastfeeding without milk in the breasts or a baby. That's not the case at all! Lori shares how we can prepare before the fact and:

  • Why a support network is essential for successful breastfeeding and how to build it
  • How long the learning curve actually is for breastfeeding
  • What supplies are most important for breastfeeding


Sponsored Yoga Class from Yoga Today

Prenatal Yoga: How to Modify for any Class

Yoga Today instructor, Amanda Botur gives you modifications to make your vinyasa classes pregnancy friendly. Don't stop going to yoga just because you're not sure what poses are safe or not!

Please seek physician approval before engaging in this session.

Day 3 

Tracy Cassels, founder & writer at Evolutionary Parenting

Evolutionary Parenting: Where History and Science Meet Parenting

Tracy slays the myth of self soothing and shares her vast research on the science of parenting and infant/child development. You won't want to miss her thoughts on:

  • How modern day parenting is not science based
  • Using guilt as a moral compass as a parent
  • Taking responsibility vs. blame in parenting - this will change your entire perspective!


Di Bustamante, HypnoBirthing & Dunstan Baby Language educator

Dunstan Baby Language: Understand Your Baby's Cries

Imagine being able to read your baby's mind? With Dunstan Baby Language, you'll get pretty darn close and be able to meet baby's needs early on. Di shares:

  • The five distinct cries babies make and how to identify them
  • How to cue in to baby's need
  • The possible real reason for spit up and a gassy baby


Kirsten Brunner, Licensed Professional Counselor, founder at Babyproofed Parents

Becoming Babyproofed Parents

Going from couple to parents is a big step! Babies can challenge a relationship. Kirsten shares personal anecdotes on how to work better together as parents and professional guidance on:

  • How to avoid the tit-for-tat arguments that couples have
  • Tools to understanding yourself and your partner better as a parents
  • Signs of a strained relationship and how to improve it



Bec Conant, founder of Om Births yoga studio

Yoga for Postpartum Healing

The union between mind and body is never as crucial as during pregnancy and postpartum. Bec gives us the download on:

  • Unexpected ways how prenatal yoga benefits the body and mind beyond 
  • How you should return to yoga postpartum to encourage healing
  • Two mantras you'll want to use throughout motherhood

Kendra Richardson, mom & Ingredient Detective

How This Mom Went Non-Toxic (and how you can too)

Becoming a mom can prompt us to rethink decisions we used to make automatically - like our choice in body care and home products. Kendra shares why and how she became a non-toxic mama and:

  • What is "greenwashing?"
  • The butterfly effect of personal care products
  • What personal care products to priortize when switching and going non-toxic

Day 4 

Heng Ou, author & founder of MotherBees

The First Forty Days: Mothering the Mother

So much knowledge lies in traditional postpartum practices where mom is fully supported from day 1. Heng bridges the traditional with the modern and shares:

  • Traditional practices during the first forty day postpartum including not showering!
  • Modernized versions of foods different cultures eat to facilitate healing after birth
  • Balancing modern expectations with traditional practices of rest postpartum

Dustienne Miller, pelvic floor physical therapist

Sexual Pain, Leakage and Prolapse: How Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy Optimizes Your Body in the Fourth Trimester

Did you know that EVERY new mom in France gets pelvic floor physical therapy? Dustienne shares why it is essential for every mom as well as:

  • Why EVERY woman's pelvic floor is out of balance after pregnancy, even C-section mamas
  • What "normal" postpartum issues are actually a result of an abnormal pelvic floor 
  • What to expect during a pelvic floor PT session

Katie Ward, Your Whole Baby

Everything You Need to Know About Foreskin & Circumcision

Whether you're having a boy or not, you'll want to learn about the foreskin, an ignored and often, absent piece of male anatomy. Whatever your choice in circumcision, you'll benefit as Katie shares: 

  • What happens during the procedure and long term impacts of circumcision 
  • How to care for an intact (uncircumcised) penis as well as a circumcised
  • How to advocate for your decision not to circumcise to family and healthcare providers 


Dr. James McKenna, expert on mother-infant cosleeping with breastfeeding

Why Babies Should Never Sleep Alone

We all know infants need sleep but it can be a mystery to what's actually best. Dr. James McKenna breaks it all down for us and shares:

  • What is "normal" infant sleep
  • How breastfeeding and sleeping work together
  • How the baby's body responds to separation from mother at night


Sponsored Pilates Class from MyBOD Wellness

Conscious Core Strengthening

Join founder of MyBOD Wellness and new mom, Denise Posnak Gaffney, and regain your core strength after birth. This session is for moms who are ready for strengthening and have doctor approval to workout.

Please seek physician approval before engaging in this session.

Day 5 

Dr. Erica Zelfand, naturopathic physician

The Microbiome and its Effect on Gut Health & Immune System Development

The womb is totally sterile and your baby's first exposure to good and bad bacteria starts as she enters our world. This will create the foundation for your baby's immune system. Dr. Zelfand wants moms to know:

  • What we do that weakens our and our baby's immune systems
  • What to do for C-section babies to create a healthy microbiome
  • How to support the immune system when your baby has a fever, reflux, ear infections and eczema


Stephanie Lynn Tanner, RN, doula & founder of Bear Mama Medicine

Why You Deserve Bliss After Birth

Taking care of mom is almost an afterthought in postpartum. Stephanie declares that shouldn't be so and how to take back the reins on postpartum. She shares:

  • Why postpartum is so special and why women need to recognize that
  • Self-care habits essential to bring into motherhood
  • How to get over asking for help


Jenna Hollenstein, mindfulness teacher & nutrition therapist

Why New Moms Need to Meditate & How to Make It Work

If you read the title and thought, "I do NOT have time for meditation when I need to take care of baby," you've got to join this session as Jenna shares:

  • How motherhood means constant change and how meditation can help
  • Barriers to meditating as a mom and working around them
  • How  diaper changing and breastfeeding are perfect times to practice mindfulness 

Daniela Melluzzi Watts, mom of two

Being Your Baby's Voice - a story of a mother's instinct and advocacy

Daniela gave birth to her daughter, Ava, at 24 weeks 5 days and was challenged from the beginning to be her advocate. Learn how this lioness mama rose to the challenge and:

  • How mother's instinct saved her daughter's life several times
  • Ways to support someone who is going through an emotional postpartum
  • Challenges she faced with advocating for her daughter in the hospital



Day 6

Ashlee Dean Wells, founder of 4th Trimester Bodies Project

Embracing the Postpartum Body: EveryBODY is Beautiful

Creator of the 4th Trimester Bodies Project, Ashlee has given space to thousands of women to reveal and embrace their postpartum body. She tells us: 

  • What is one thing that 1,500 women said they needed as moms
  • A photographer's thoughts on media portayal of postpartum bodies
  • How to embrace the transformation our bodies undergo postpartum



Ellynne Skove, perinatal educator & movement therapist

Settling and Calming a Crying and Fussy Baby

Every mom's fear - a crying baby who won't stop. Ellynne will walk you through what has worked for hundreds of mothers and learn what can work for you. She shares:

  • How to integrate movement in calming your baby
  • How calming techniques for babies are individual
  • The special skills dads have to help settle a baby


Valerie Lynn, founder and author of The Mommy Plan

Nurturing the Belly & Womb After Birth

80% of healing after birth occurs in the first 6 weeks. Valerie shares the practices from Malaysia that allow our bodies to optimize healing. Her session includes: 

  • How bellywrapping can help healing after birth
  • How to give yourself a massage postpartum
  • How Malaysian postpartum practices support women's physical and emotional health

Dr. Lizzie Sobel, chiropractor

Postpartum Chiropractic Care for Mom & Baby

You may have considered chiropractic care while pregnant but probably haven't thought of making any appointments once baby is here. Learn why you should as Dr. Sobel explains:

  • Ways chiropractic care helps in pregnancy AND postpartum
  • Changes to the infant spine and how to support healthy growth
  • What an infant chiropractic adjustment should look and feel like

Suzzie Vehrs, mom and aromatherapist

Mama, Why You're Important Too

Every mother expects a joyful postpartum but unfortunately, it's not a given. Suzzie shares tools and tips that have worked for her and:

  • How this mama went from disconnected to joy
  • Why being a mom will bring out your own fears
  • Why overwhelm is normal and what to do about it



Day 7

Lane Rebelo, founder of Tiny Signs

Baby Sign Language

Communicating with your baby may seem like a faraway idea but baby sign language can bridge the gap between birth and those first words. Lane did it with her two daughters and has helped moms around the country. She shares:

  • If there is a right time to start signing with your baby
  • 5 simple signs to start using with your baby
  • The real impact of baby sign language on language development


Alejandra DeMaio, doula & placenta encapsulation specialist

The Magic of Honoring the Placenta

Pregnancy and birth are truly magical. We create not only a beautiful baby but also a placenta! Alejandra is fascinated by the organ and shares with us:

  • The purpose of the placenta during pregnancy
  • How ingesting the placenta has helped some mothers
  • When not to encapsulate the placenta

Tracy Gillett, mom and founder of Raised Good

How to Practice Natural Parenting

Parenting comes in all shapes and sizes. It helps to learn what other parents are doing that works for them and take away strategies that you like. Natural Parenting mom, Tracy shares:

  • The most important part of raising a child
  • How Natural Parenting is perfect for daycare parents
  • Biggest parenting myths that Natural Parenting dispels


Esther Gallagher, birth and postpartum doula

Nurturing and Being Nurtured in the First 2 Weeks

Advocating for yourself after birth can be challenging when you are sore, tired and immersed with your new baby. Preparation is key during this time! Mom, grandma, and postpartum doula, Esther shares:

  • What to expect to happen to your body Days 1-14 after birth
  • Which items in the hospital bag are actually helpful and which to leave at the hospital
  • How to make the hospital setting as conducive to rest and breastfeeding as possible

Lisa Chin, mom & writer at Lisa for Real

You're a Super Mom. Own It!

The cameras are turned and Lisa gets into the hot seat with speaker, Suzanne Zeedyk asking the questions. Lisa shares:

  • What she really thinks about the term "Super Mom" and how we all deserve a trophy for participation
  • What's at the core of the issues around motherhood and postpartum and what you can do about it
  • How she struggles with accepting other moms' practices but why it's so important she does



Day 8 

Dr. Jolene Brighten, Licensed Functional Medicine Naturopathic Doctor

Hormones after Birth: Normal Changes and Imbalances

The second you give birth, your hormones shift can and create tremendous changes in your body (including menopausal symptoms), some normal, some not. Find out this and more as Dr. Brighten shares: 

  • What hormonal issue 1 in 12 new moms will experience and how to treat it
  • How hormones can impact breastfeeding and healing
  • What kind of health practitioner you should seek if you suspect hormonal issues

David Rose, Babywearing Dad

Babywearing - Benefits for You, Partner & Baby

Babywearing is more popular than ever. Babywearing Dad, David, shares how babywearing has shaped his fatherhood journey and:

  • Benefits of babywearing for premature babies to toddlers
  • Different babywearing carriers and their best uses for both parents
  • Some reasons why dads may not want to babywear - including one common but unsaid reason


Jeanette Mesite Frem, IBCLC, founder of Babies in Common

Breastfeeding: Challenges and Solutions

No two breastfeeding experiences are the same. Jeanette answers rapid fire questions on dozens of issues that moms face while breastfeeding as well as:

  • What to expect those first hours, days and weeks while breastfeeding
  • When your baby will cluster feed - you'll want to mark your calendars!
  • What to do when you suspect acid reflux


Megan Massaro, mom & author of The Other Baby Book

My Lessons in Healing and Motherhood

Moms have such wisdom to share because they learn so much through their birth and parenting experiences. Megan is one of those moms. She shares her challenging postpartum experience and:

  • Biological and cultural considerations of parenting
  • How she learned to say no to other people and why it is so important
  • Symptoms of pelvic floor trauma

Sponsored Pilates Class from MYBOD Wellness

Gentle Pilates Breath + Stretch

Join founder of MyBOD Wellness and new mom, Denise Posnak Gaffney, for a gentle Pilates class perfect for sleep-deprived moms in labor and delivery or C-section recovery.

Please seek physician approval before engaging in this session..

Day 9

Dr. Shoshana Bennett, psychologist

Emotions During Pregnancy and Postpartum — What’s Normal and What’s Not?

When you think of the word "postpartum," it is almost automatic to think "depression" because 1 in 7 moms get postpartum depression or anxiety. Watch this because you never know who in your circle you may be able to support. Dr. Shosh reveals:

  • Six types of postpartum mood disorders and how to identify them
  • What to do while pregnant to ease anxiety and be prepared if you get a mood disorder
  • How postpartum depression feels and how to know you have it

Andrea Olson, founder of Go Diaper Free

Gentle Potty Options for Baby, as early as birth!

You probably think diapers are a mandatory (and dirty) part of motherhood. They don't have to be! Andrea shares how disposables have changed the potty training scene and:

  • What is Elimination Communication (EC) and what it means to redefine the disposable diaper
  • Keys to successful EC even when going to daycare
  • How our partners can be the lead EC expert in the partnership


Jessica Shortall, advocate for working parents & author of Work. Pump. Repeat.

Work. Pump. Repeat. Making breastfeeding work for the working mom

Working motherhood is a balancing act - office hours/home hours, work bag/pump bag/lunch bag - you get the picture. Working mom, Jessica, empowers us to be self advocates and shares:

  • How to prepare for and approach your manager to talk about pumping at work
  • Pumping hacks, making pumping while traveling work
  • Physical and emotional challenges moms face when going back to work


Sunny Rose Healey, NAMA certified Ayurvedic Practitioner

Ayurvedic Foods and Practices for Postpartum

Postpartum traditions have existed for as long as humans have been having babies. Sunny maps out ancient practices from Ayurveda, the ancient medical system from India, that we can apply to our modern day postpartum experience. She shares:

  • What foods to eat and how to prepare them to help heal your body
  • How the first 40 days postpartum impacts the next 40 years of life
  • What self-care practices to integrate into your fourth trimester 

Heather Criswell, author and founder of Wise Inside

Defining "Success" as a New Mom

Society wants nothing more than for us to strive to be perfect mom's but that's not realistic. Heather drops some motherhood truth bombs and spills:

  • What children ultimately want
  • What success in parenting actually looks like
  • How to handle well-meaning but unsolicited advice (you know you're going to get it)



Day 10 

Brian Salmon, The Birth Guy & founder of Rocking Dads

Be a Rocking Dad: How to support mom in the fourth trimester

This session is especially for dads and partners. Brian aka The Birth Guy is not only a Super Dad but also a doula and lactation counselor. This is a great one to watch together as a couple. Brian tells us: 

  • How to ease anxieties and concerns before birth
  • How partner can understand how mom is feeling and feel empowered in your new role
  • What moms can do to support partners in this transition - it's an important time for them too!



Wendy Powell, founder of MuTu System

The MuTu System: Redefining Mummy Tummy

You may think having a mommy tummy with its signature pouch is a part of motherhood but it doesn't have to be! Wendy shares how MuTu can help and:

  • Why it is so hard for moms to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies
  • The key component to healing your postpartum body and how high heels do not help
  • Why traditional workouts and exercises (like crunches) don't work for postpartum bodies

Dr. Tony Madrid, clinical psychologist

Repairing Maternal-Infant Bonding Disruptions

The mother-infant bond is essential to the survival of the human race (whoa!) and it starts way before birth. In fact emotional events during pregnancy and traumatic births can have a lasting impact on that connection and the long term health of your baby. Dr. Madrid shares his mind-blowing work and explains:

  • How and why mother and babies are meant to connect automatically 
  • What disrupts the mother-infant bond and what issues it can possibly cause
  • What technique he uses to heal childhood asthma - you'll never guess it!

Maria Dolorico, counselor & life coach

Creating an Empowered Motherhood

Being a mom is complicated. You bounce from one emotion to another, you feel confident and then not so much. Challenges and rewards occur daily. Maria shares her knowledge to help us navigate the twisted beauty of motherhood and:

  • What a mom feels those first days postpartum and how to deal with its highs and lows
  • How to vet the people in your "village" and create a plan for them to support you 
  • What she considers the second postpartum and how to prepare for it



Sponsored Yoga Class from Yoga Today

Heartfelt Yin Yoga for Mamas

To close out the summit, this restorative class featuring Yoga Today instructor, Amanda Botur, will give you the time to reset and integrate what you have learned. It will allow you to reset your inner compass; unwind, soften, and ultimately, make your body feel good. Give yourself this time to let go, relax, and release residual tension. Nourish yourself on a body and soul level in this Yin-style flow; you will emerge from this class and summit feeling grounded and calm.

Please seek physician approval before engaging in this session.


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It takes a village.

Here are the experts you’ll be learning from in the Fourth Trimester Summit.

Jessica Shortall

Work. Pump. Repeat.

Maureen Campion

The Marriage Geek

Dr. James McKenna

Infant Sleep Expert

Heng Ou


Dr. Frans Plooij

The Wonder Weeks

Tracy Cassels

Evolutionary Parenting

Andrea Olson

Go Diaper Free

Wendy Powell

The MuTu System

Dr. Jolene Brighten

Licensed Naturopathic Doctor

Ellynne Skove

GoGo Babies

Sunny Healey

Mama Ayurveda

Suzzie Vehrs

More Giggling Moments

Dustienne Miller

Flourish Physical Therapy

Brian Salmon

The Birth Guy

Esther Gallagher


Dr. Lizzie Sobel

Perinatal Chiropractor

Ashlee D. Wells

4th Trimester Bodies Project

Di Bustamante

Dunstan Baby Language

Dr. Tony Madrid

Maternal-Infant Bond Expert

Dr. Erica Zelfand

Family Physician

Kendra Richardson

Pure Haven Essentials

Stephanie Lynn Tanner, RN

Bear Mama Medicine

Lori Isenstadt

All About Breastfeeding

Tracy Gillett

Raised Good

David Rose

Babywearing Dad

Alejandra DeMaio

Mother NaturAle

Jeanette Mesite Frem

Babies in Common

Suzanne Zeedyk

Science of Connection

Jenna Hollenstein


Dr. Shoshana Bennett

Clinical Psychologist

Maria Dolorico

A Mom is Born

Lane Rebelo

Tiny Signs

Kirsten Brunner

Baby Proofed Parents

Heather Criswell


Valerie Lynn

The Mommy Plan

Dr. Eva Zasloff

Tova Health

Sara Harkness

Sacred Postpartum

Megan Massaro

The Other Baby Book

Katie Ward

Your Whole Baby

Bec Conant

Om Births

Adriana Lozada


Daniela Melluzzi Watts

Mom of Two

Denise Posnak Gaffney

MyBOD Wellness

Rebecca Egbert

The Mother Love

Kimberly Johnson


Lisa Chin

Lisa for Real


Consider our speakers an extension of your village, offering you wisdom from their years of experience and research. Tap into that knowledge for FREE (for a limited time)!


Why you should attend this summit:

1. Planning for motherhood goes beyond a birth plan

Birth is not the finish line, it's just the beginning. You focus hardcore for nine months, maybe even longer, on pregnancy and birth. You eat well, get massages, take classes and prepare birth plans... and then when the baby comes, you think "I'll figure it out." But birth is where it all STARTS. Once you give birth, you're a mother for the rest of your life. Let's prepare for it like it is! 

2. It takes a village to support a new mom

We are not meant to mother alone. But nowadays, after birth, moms are left to their own devices for 6 weeks. A lot happens in 6 weeks and it is really tough! You can rely on motherly instinct to get you through the fourth trimester, but it will only take you so far. Just as you could figure out how to grow a garden by yourself, why would you do it alone when there are generations of gardeners before you to pass on knowledge? Learn the how to's from people who have devoted their lives to studying moms and babies and learn tips on how to grow your local support network. 

3. It's not ALL about the baby

Whoops! Did I just say that? Before the mama bear in you comes out, you need to know that it's actually true! Yes, you want a healthy, beautiful baby. In fact, you did everything in your power to create that little being and give her the very best while she was in the womb. When she's out, it is easy to focus on her and forget about yourself but remember you just went through a life changing experience, emerging as a whole new person and deserve time to heal and adjust to motherhood! Learn how to nourish and heal yourself postpartum and set a strong foundation for the rest of your motherhood.

4. Chances are, no one has actually told you what postpartum is really like

When you talk to your friends who are new moms, does the conversation end with the birth story? Well, birth is only the beginning (see #1). Those first three months postpartum are tough but so crucial to healing your body, nurturing your baby and growing as a family. Postpartum challenges are less glamorous and triumphant than birth stories but they are the ones we need to know to create realistic expectations as new moms. Don't worry, we've got you covered!

5. There is no secret manual/magic button/crystal ball for postpartum, but if there was, this would be it! 

Historically, we relied on a village or community to help us prepare for birth and to navigate the fourth trimester. Now we attend classes to determine our birth plan, understand the risks and complications and learn to breathe during birth. But there is a huge component of education missing! Chances are you don't have access to a thorough postpartum preparation class. That's why the Fourth Trimester Summit exists and why you're here! We've pulled together an all-star line up of speakers who are filling in the gap of knowledge you need for the fourth trimester.


Once baby comes, things are a blur.  Sign up now for free access and learn how to create a healthy and empowering fourth trimester from 40+ mama and baby experts.

What makes this summit unlike a local postpartum prep class?

No matter where you are on your motherhood journey (pregnant, new mom, nursing mom, mom to toddler...) you do not want to add another appointment on your calendar that requires you to pack up and dress up. Lucky you, the summit is ALL online and each session is available for 48 hours! You'll be able to attend in those comfy sweats, glasses on and a big bowl of ice cream kale on that tummy.  That's right - no looking for parking, no going to the wrong location, and no finding a babysitter. 

Never before has such a variety of experts come under one virtual roof. Postpartum, and the fourth trimester especially, is a stage of life. That means there is no one size fits all solution, there are not just three or four things to consider. Like birth, everyone's postpartum is different. The only way to support your vision of postpartum is to create it yourself. Create it by learning from the experts and craft your fourth trimester strategy. Be sure to download the Fourth Trimester Summit Workbook to help you pull it all together.

Between the birthing classes, books, car seats, strollers, diapers and new baby gear, your budget is pretty tapped out. I get it! That's why I've made it easy for you to get all of the information you need to enter postpartum confidently no matter what your financial situation. The event is FREE but for a limited time. Mark your calendar, sign up for email updates and fill out your Fourth Trimester Summit Workbook. Doing so will allow you to get the most out of this free event.

You Won't Want to Miss a Session!

$2,500+ in Raffle Prizes

You read that right. We are giving away over $2,500 in raffle prizes! After watching each interview, you'll have the chance to WIN our speakers' books, courses, and favorite products. You will not want to miss any of the sessions!


Our raffles are only open during the 48 hours that each video is available. And only attendees of the sessions can win. You won't want to miss a single one!



What is the Fourth Trimester Summit?

The Fourth Trimester Summit is a gathering of 40+ speakers who will share what you need to know to enter motherhood with an "I can do this" attitude. You'll learn how to heal your body and mind, connect and nurture your baby as well as navigate the new relationship dynamics that come up for new moms.

Is this summit really free?

Yes, ma'am. This summit will be live and free for you to view. All you've got to do is share your email with me and you'll get notification when the sessions are live. I believe wholeheartedly in giving every woman the opportunity to access this information because we deserve to give ourselves the best fourth trimester possible!

Will the information from this summit actually help me and my postpartum?

The short answer - yes. That's why I'm putting this summit on! The long answer - let me start off by saying motherhood is tough. We can use all the support we can get. No matter how many friend and family members you have to turn to, it is unlikely they will know about all of the topics covered and know what will work for YOU. Take a look through the Fourth Trimester Workbook (sign up to receive it), mark the speakers for topics you want to learn more about and tune in!

Where is this summit taking place?

Stop packing! The summit is entirely online and perfect for your less than mobile days. All you have to do is come back to this website to view the sessions live that day, or to make it super easy for you, I'll be sending daily reminders to watch the videos. All you've got to do is leave your email here.

Is this summit right for me?

Honestly, I created this summit for me. I asked myself, as a holistic, natural, intentional and research savvy mama, what are all of the topics I would have wanted to learn about to prepare for my fourth trimester? I am so thrilled that I get to share it with like-minded moms like you! You can take as much or as little away from the event as you'd like. You determine how "right" this summit is for you.

I can’t watch all of the sessions on their days. What can I do?

The summit will take place over 10 days where 4-5 video sessions will be shared each day. The sessions are available to view for 48 hours. If you've missed a session or are tuning in after the summit has already started, you won't have access to older videos. At that point, you can purchase the Super Mom Bundle to get access to all of the sessions, as well as exclusive bonuses and special deals from our speakers and sponsors. You'll learn more about the Super Mom Bundle once you sign up below and receive and exclusive offer!


Cut the overwhelm of new mommy-hood in half, learn how to bring your partner and village into the fold, and ENJOY those first's with your precious baby. Sound good? 


Hello! I'm your host, Lisa.

I'm a holistic mama to a happy two year old girl. After a 34 hour natural birth, I experienced a (mostly) beautiful fourth trimester. After coming out the other side, I realized that not all of my friends had the same experience. I am hosting the Fourth Trimester Summit to support mamas in this often ignored period so they can heal wholly and naturally after birth and nurture their new baby with confidence.

This is the summit I would have wanted when I was preparing for my postpartum.

When I'm not wrangling spreadsheets or my toddler, I can be found writing for my blog, Lisa for Real, where I share my thoughts on fierce femininity, eureka moments, motherhood and lessons in self-awareness.

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