Sexuality, Contraception and Birth Spacing Key questions Patients: What guidance did you receive about sexuality, contraception and birth spacing during pregnancy? What was helpful? Not helpful? When was guidance provided? What understanding did you have about the methods that were recommended? How were these issues discussed with you during your maternity hospitalization? What did you hear… Read More →
The 4th Trimester Project is a collaboration of the Center for Maternal and Infant Health, the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute. Our partners include Durham Connects and Sister Song Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective.
Dr. Stuebe is Distinguished Scholar of Infant and Young Child Feeding at the Gillings School of Global Public Health through the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute and an Associate Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on pregnancy and the postpartum period as both a window… Read More →
The 4th Trimester Project is led by Sarah Verbiest, DrPh, MSW, MPH. Dr. Verbiest is the Director of the Center for Maternal and Infant Health (CMIH) in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Center’s mission is to optimize the health and well-being of women and infants by… Read More →
Our goal is to bring together mothers, health care providers, and other stakeholders to define what families need most during the 4th Trimester.