One out of ten fathers experiences mood and anxiety disorders from the first trimester of pregnancy through the first six months of parenthood. Having resources on hand for those who may face this challenge is a key component of childbirth education.
Virtual breastfeeding consultations are just one type of on-demand virtual appointment that consumers can participate in along with primary care, pediatrics, psychiatry, therapy, and nutrition services. Are virtual LC visits meeting the needs of today's Millennial parents?
Depression and anxiety along with other mental health conditions are the most common complication of childbirth. One in five pregnant people suffers from mood and anxiety disorders and one in seven postpartum people. Partners are also affected.
A study published in Krager Biomedicine Hub indicates that newborns who need additional glucose supplementation are able to achieve stable blood glucose levels with the administration of oral dextrose gel during feeds and prevent NICU admissions.
March 22nd through March 28th, 2017 is World Doula Week and Lamaze International along with Science & Sensibility recognize the benefits and contributions that birth and postpartum doulas provide in support of families around the world every day.