Physical Recovery from Childbirth Key questions Patients: What aspects of recovery were most challenging for you? What do you wish you’d been told before birth? What questions did you have that your health providers unable to answer? What did your maternity provider say about weight gain during pregnancy & weight loss postpartum? What advice was… Read More →
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 →
Our goal is to bring together mothers, health care providers, and other stakeholders to define what families need most during the 4th Trimester.