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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 word document to 4thTrimester@unc.edu Please indicate if you would like us to share your story with your name or anonymously.


Calling moms, partners, other family, health care providers and researchers who work with new moms and infants! Please share your experiences with maternity care and provide input on the design of infant side-car bassinets for US postnatal units.

This Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute survey is open to all, regardless of whether your primary experience is in a hospital, birthing center, or home.

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Click here for more information and to participate in the survey. Respondents may enter their email address upon survey completion to be entered in a drawing to receive one of five $40 gift cards. UPDATE – gift cards have been distributed, but you may still participate in the survey.