Posts tagged maternal health
Let's Go #BeyondMothersDay, Let’s Stand Up For Each Other

Read why Adrienne is passionate about the mission of March for Moms and how you can go beyond flowers and brunch this Mother’s Day weekend to stand up for ALL the mamas.

(Image by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance and bag available for purchase on the BMMA website)

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Thinking About Pregnancy Like an Economist

We deserve facts to be able to make empowered decisions about our bodies and our babies. Unfortunately, unsolicited advice, information overwhelm and conflicting and arbitrary “rules” abound during pregnancy. Emily Oster, an economist, helps us wade through the noise with this article and her book, Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know, which we highly recommend!

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Redesigning Maternal Care: OB-GYNs Are Urged to See New Mothers Sooner And More Often

“The baby is the candy, the mom is the wrapper. And once the candy is out of the wrapper, the wrapper is cast aside.” The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) issued an opinion urging doctors to help patients develop a postpartum care plan while still pregnant, including a team of family and friends to provide social and other support. Your MotherNation is here for you.

(Image by @jeanwang, writer of the Extra Petite blog and married to @thedadview. Check ‘em out!)

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