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Karalynn Conley & Alexa Decker

KARALYNN CONLEY Co-Facilitator

Hi! I’m Karalynn. I am married to the love of my life and we have two beautiful children. I grew up here In Washington and plan to be here forever! We live on a mini farm complete with chickens, kittens, a
large garden and of course, lots of projects. In our free time you can find me hiking mountains, drinking too much coffee, or spending time with our friends. I am a certified birth doula through DONA and a full-time student working my way towards a degree in midwifery. After the birth of my children, I have experienced postpartum depression and anxiety. I have CPTSD along with depression and anxiety outside of having children . My husband and I knew the sudden changes in responsibilities would trigger old wounds. We lacked a support village and supportive medical providers after our sons adoption. This Left me feeling alone and overwhelmed with a medically complex newborn who just graduated the NICU. When we learned we were pregnant with our daughter after a long journey with infertility and reoccurring miscarriages, we wanted to make sure we established a support group and had a supportive care provider/therapist to help me navigate the challenges ahead.

 

Thankfully I found Postpartum Mamas and have been so grateful for the connection and support this group has brought.

ALEXA DECKER Co-Facilitator