Newborn/Postpartum Care

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I provide continuous care and support for mom and baby after birth for up to 2 months.  This includes 24/7 availability via phone for questions and concerns, as well as the visits outlined below.

 
 

Home Visit 24-36 hours after birth (1-2 hrs)

  • Newborn Screening and Birth Certificate registration
  • Full physical assessments of mother and baby
  • Hemoglobin check on mother
  • Discuss the birth and address all questions and concerns
  • Breastfeeding education and emotional support

 Home Visit 5-7 days after birth (1-2 hrs)

  • Jaundice check on baby with remedies if needed
  • Mother and baby check
  • Breastfeeding suggestions, and answer any questions 

 Home Visit 10-14 days after birth (1 hour)

  • Mother and baby check
  • Address how parents are adapting as well as any concerns
  • Set up appointment for Newborn hearing screening
  • Breastfeeding Support
  • Nutritional Support

Final Exam at office 6-8 weeks postpartum

  • Mother and baby exam
  • Assessment of baby's growth since birth
  • Address birth control concerns
  • Address how parents are adapting to their new life with an infant
  • Discuss the whole birth experience with the parents including what they loved about it and what they would do differently (if anything) next time
 
 Photo By  Pashsa

Photo By Pashsa

 

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Childbirth Education & Nursing Support