The 4th Trimester Project team recently presented this poster, which provides an overview of the issues currently being discussed among the stakeholders.
The 4th Trimester Project is featured in the September 2016 Every Woman Southeast newsletter
August 30, 2016 Dr. Kristin Tully Kristin Tully, PhD, of the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute (CGBI), has been recognized with the Improving Human Health Award, presented by the North Carolina Translational & Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Tully is a research associate in the Department of… Read More →
Posted at NICHQ.org on January 20, 2016, by Alison Stuebe In the weeks following childbirth, mothers must adapt to plunging hormones, recover from birth and learn how to feed and care for a new infant. Amid these challenges, moms receive minimal support from the healthcare system. Postpartum visits are typically scheduled four to six weeks after… Read More →
In the 12 weeks following delivery, a woman must recover from childbirth, adapt to changing hormones, and learn to feed and care for her newborn. During this “4th Trimester,” many women experience considerable challenges, including fatigue, pain, breastfeeding difficulties, depression, lack of sexual desire and incontinence. Amid these concerns, postpartum care is often fragmented among… Read More →