Tips for New Moms During the First Few Weeks

SOURCES: Hilary Baxendale, childbirth educator, doula, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. CDC: “Vaccines for Family and Caregivers.” Ji Sterling, Rolling Hills, CA. DONA International: “Benefits of a Doula.” Rachel Huryn, Edgewater Park, NJ. Liz Winer, Cresskill, NJ. Aleeah Alexander, Atlanta. CHOC Children’s Health System: “Do I Need a Lactation Consultant? Mayo Clinic: “Newborn Care: 10 Tips for Stressed-Out … Read more

COVID Fuels Depression In Pregnant Women, New Moms

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 9, 2020 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 may be behind a concerning rise in the number of women suffering anxiety and depression before and soon after childbirth, a new study says. Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston surveyed more than 1,100 pregnant and postpartum women … Read more