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Author Archives: Kristin Tully
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The 4th Trimester Project brings together new moms, birth workers, health care providers, researchers, public health professionals, community leaders, and other stakeholders from across the U.S. to identify unmet postpartum health needs, build knowledge, and create solutions. The 4th Trimester Project … Continue reading
Unmet Maternal Health Needs: In the days, weeks, and months following delivery, women adapt to changing hormones, body image, and roles, while learning to feed and care for their newborns and navigate relationships and expectations with partners, family, friends, co-workers, … Continue reading
We would love to hear from you! If you would like to submit a blog post (up to 500 words) about your experience in the 4th Trimester and what support you would most like to see implemented, please email a … Continue reading
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The 4th Trimester Project partnered with the UNC Center for Maternal and Infant Health, the March of Dimes, and other public health organizations to participate in the #MCHChat to discuss maternal preconception, pregnancy, and postpartum needs on Twitter on May … Continue reading
Those interested in following efforts to better enable optimal postpartum health outcomes may follow the team on Facebook and Twitter @4thTriProject.
Kristin Tully says there’s a “definite lack of preparation for the fourth trimester—and the maternity unit is not the place for women to learn.” Dr. Tully says their project’s goal is to “improve what information is provided and when, and how … Continue reading
“In an ideal world women would get home visits or their family members would get paid leave to attend to them,” says 4th Trimester Project Investigator Dr. Alison Stuebe. “If we’re not going to have that, we need some touchpoint … Continue reading