It doesn’t matter what stage you’re at—whether you’re trying to get pregnant, about to deliver, or living through the ups and downs of having a newborn, there’s a lot to learn. Read on for fresh perspectives from the Partum team that offer up a mix of evidence-based information and the personal side of parenthood, too.
Traditional perinatal care in the US has its limitations. We think families deserve better. Learn how a more integrated approach to care can lead to greater happiness and less stress.
Oh, nighttime with a newborn. Learn the basics on what to expect in your first weeks at home and learn a few expertly tested strategies for managing nighttime care.
It’s hard to believe, but after your baby is born, you may only see your OB or midwife once. Use this guide to help organize your thoughts and make the most of this visit.
It can be exciting yet exhausting to welcome company with a new baby. Get tips for how to help family and friends help you, set your boundaries, and even what to say in a text.
Working with a pelvic health physical therapist can help you ensure mobility and reduce incidence of incontinence, back pain, and other issues related to the pelvic floor.
Working with an IBCLC can ensure you cover the breastfeeding basics. Prenatal classes can be helpful but if you missed the class, you can still get the support you need
September is baby safety month. We know this is a big topic. That is why we narrowed down a short list of suggested safety items you can tackle before your due date to ready your newborn’s arrival. For each item we’ve also compiled great outside resources to support your preparation.
After so many visits with your OB or midwife throughout pregnancy (12-14 visits on average), after giving birth most patients in the US will only see their provider one more time at their postpartum followup.
With the help of our nutritionists at Partum Health, we have compiled a list of several strategies that may prove effective to reduce queasiness of morning sickness. If you are prone to this unpleasant side effect of pregnancy, we hope at least one of these will bring some relief.
My relationship with breastfeeding definitely falls into “it’s complicated” territory. I found it uncomfortable, and even painful to start with both of my babies.
Learn about one mama’s journey to nourish her baby girl, navigating a NICU stay and early round the clock pumping to eventually find her rhythm with baby Arden
A look at postpartum care abroad helps illustrate how far we have to go in adequately supporting postpartum women and families here in the US