Postpartum - the fourth trimester

The Fourth Trimester

Postpartum – The Fourth Trimester


June 20, 2017

by Amy Schief, MSW, RM


Postpartum - the fourth trimester“If you “google” postpartum the only links you will find are for postpartum depression.

However being postpartum does not mean you have postpartum depression. If you want

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