Infant Feeding Key questions Patients: What prenatal, intrapartum, and postpartum support did you find helpful? How do you define successful breast-feeding? What clinical services and support were unhelpful? When you needed help, was it easy to access? Did they receive consistent advice and messaging? What problems were particularly challenging? Providers: What training have you had… Read More →
Sleep and Fatigue Key questions Patients: What did you hear about sleep and fatigue during pregnancy? What advice did you get during your birth hospitalization? After discharge? From your provider? From your infant’s provider? From friends and family? What resources were helpful and why? What information would have made the first 12 weeks easier for… Read More →
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 →