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.
Dr. Miriam Labbok’s work focuses on the creation of evidence-based sustainable improvement in the reproductive health continuum, primarily in birth, breastfeeding and birth-spacing practices.
Dr. Kristin Tully is a Biological Anthropologist and Research Associate at the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research focuses on nighttime maternal-infant interactions. The objective of Dr. Tully’s work is to better understand the mechanisms underlying the health outcomes in order improve anticipatory guidance and appropriately… Read More →