Posts Categorized: Pregnancy and Childbirth

What is the fourth trimester?

The first 12 weeks with a newborn can be some of the most exciting and wonderful, yet also exhausting and challenging. Both you and your baby are making huge transitions and are learning from each other each step of the way. While giving birth is the end of your pregnancy journey, many health care providers…
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Self-care tips for new moms

When you are a new mom, practicing self-care can be challenging, but it is also very important.  Being on and at the ready for your children at all times can cause burnout and make things that could be everyday treasures feel like everyday chores. When your newborn arrived, you might have been so focused on…
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Planning your pregnancy

In celebration of Black Maternal Health Week (April 11-17), maternal health care providers are educating the community about Black maternal health. Topics range from racial disparities in maternal mortality (42.8 deaths per 100,000 births) and morbidity (166% higher compared to white women) to sharing pregnancy and birth stories from other Black community members. When planning…
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Am I Making Enough Milk for My Baby?

Are you unsure if you are producing enough milk for your baby? Let’s take a look at common issues that may affect your milk supply and how to know when you need help. For the first few days, moms and babies are adjusting to their new life. Baby’s stomach is the size of a marble,…
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