In this ever-changing world due to COVID-19, we know your patients have specific needs and concerns. Below are key resources that you can utilize to care for your pregnant and postpartum patients, especially at this critical time.
- Post-Birth Warning Signs
The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) has developed a post-birth warning signs education program for healthcare providers. It is critical for postpartum patients to know these warning signs, especially when access to healthcare services might be challenging due to COVID-19.
- Home Blood Pressure Monitoring
Pregnant and postpartum patients can be encouraged to monitor their blood pressure at home with the aid of the following patient education materials:
- Blood Pressure Log-Spanish
- Breastfeeding and COVID-19
NewMomHealth.com has a wealth of resources to support postpartum mothers as they navigate the challenges of caring for themselves and their new baby during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak. Please share this resource widely with your patients.
Click HERE for the link of COVID-19 specific resources for new mothers to utilize.
For more resources, we suggest that you refer to AWHONN’s comprehensive list. Click HERE and then click the “Resources” tab on the body of the page to the right.