POSTBIRTH is an extremely handy acronym that educators can use as part of their curriculum when talking about warning signs postpartum. Teaching families these warning signs can save lives.
New research has come to light that the impact of giving birth by cesarean section can also create gynecological problems long after a person's reproductive years are completed if they should have a hysterectomy.
Diastasis recti is a condition that may develop during pregnancy for some people. The study "Postnatal Exercise Can Reverse Diastasis Recti" indicated that people who began exercises to repair this separation in the postpartum period had equal success as those that exercised prenatally.
World Breastfeeding Week continues with some great resources for childbirth educators, lactation consultants, and other perinatal professionals
August 1-7, 2017 is the silver (25th) anniversary celebration of World Breastfeeding Week. The 2017 theme is Sustaining Breastfeeding - Together. It is championed by the World Alliance of Breastfeeding Action and recognized around the globe.