< Back to Resources Home Navigating postpartum recovery and transitioning to new parenthood. We have created a checklist and guidance for new mothers to create their own postpartum plans. During labor and delivery, mothers typically have their plans in place to address what they need to feel safe and supported during childbirth. Once the baby […]
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Health Professional Tools
Building on resources developed by the American College of OB/GYNs and their Postpartum Care Bundle, the 4th Trimester Team, with input from moms and community providers has been working to create tools for change. Below is a list of resources for clinics and health care systems to try to improve postpartum care. Materials support patient education and postpartum planning as well as hospital discharge, the transition home, and the postpartum visit.
North Carolina care teams: did you know you can order these materials and have them shipped from the NC DPH Warehouse? Order yours today. If you try them in your practice, we’d LOVE your feedback about how it went! Questions? Contact SuzanneW@med.unc.edu.
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< Back to Resources Home Below, you can view the new parent health information one-pager, along with an overview for ideas to introduce and use the tool in practice. These are helpful for clinics to distribute at discharge or during postpartum visits.
< Back to Resources Home Below, you can view the new baby health information one-pager, along with an overview for ideas to introduce and use the tool in practice. These are helpful for clinics to distribute at discharge or during postpartum visits. < Resources
Postpartum Recovery Booklet on a variety of health and self-care topics
< Back to Resources Home Navigating postpartum recovery and transitioning to new parenthood. We have created a Care Plan for care team members and birthing parents to customize and tailor recovery. < Resources
Contraception booklet, available in English and Spanish. < Resources
The postpartum visit is an important time to listen and thoughtfully engage with new parents. To support mom-centered care, the 4th Trimester Project team has tested, adapted, and launched the postpartum visit checklist. New mothers often have to work hard to make it to their postpartum visit. For some, this may be the last health […]
When to Call 911 and When to Call Your Provider Urgent postpartum recovery red flags video reel series with Nurse Nikki Postpartum Red Flags: When to call 911 Video part 1: When to call 911 – maternal health warning signs that are urgent and considered a medical emergency. Postpartum Red Flags: When to call your provider Video part […]
Clinical Tool to cover postpartum care best practices and billing/coding
< Resources Nurse Nikki shares a checklist for health care teams to use while speaking with new moms about sex and intimacy. As health care providers for pregnant and postpartum families, we often stick to what we know. Maybe your job is helping families get pregnant, stay pregnant, and have a healthy birth. Or maybe […]