Helpful articles, books, and blogs
Optimizing Postnatal Care
ACOG Committee Opinion, published May 2018
Link to article can be found here.
The Fourth Trimester
By Kimberly Ann Johnson, 2017
A postpartum guide to healing your body, balancing your emotion, and balancing your vitality.
By Erica Chidi Cohen, 2017
A beautifully written book that presents natural, medical and integrative approaches to pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period. Worth reading and sharing with all expecting mamas as it emphasizes the importance of self-care both during and after pregnancy
4th Trimester Project
UNC Center for Maternal and Child Health
Multidisciplinary, ongoing project regarding improving postpartum care. Link to website can be found here.
The Forgotten Trimester
By Megan Gray, MD, 2018
A guide to the 4th trimester written by an OB/GYN and new mom.