Postpartum hemorrhage

Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is when a woman has heavy bleeding after giving birth. Know the signs and symptoms so you can seek immediate medical care. KEY POINTS Postpartum hemorrhage (also called PPH) is a serious but rare condition when a woman has heavy bleeding after giving birth. If you think you’re having PPH, call your…… Continue reading Postpartum hemorrhage

Black Maternal Health: Amplify the Conversation and Act | Office of Research on Women’s Health

Black women die from pregnancy complications two to three times more than their White and Hispanic counterparts, according to a January 30, 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report containing the first national data on maternal deaths in the United States since 2007. Black Maternal Health Week (April 11–17) helps keep this heartbreaking…… Continue reading Black Maternal Health: Amplify the Conversation and Act | Office of Research on Women’s Health

Oh My Gosh, It’s My Second Trimester.

Congratulations, you made it to your second trimester and you wondering if I made it through the morning sickness and tiredness and the awkward feeling inside I know that there has to be brighter days down the road. Well, I’m afraid I have a bit of bad news. I doesn’t really get that much better,…… Continue reading Oh My Gosh, It’s My Second Trimester.

The Best Age to Get Pregnant, According to Moms.

As, a Maternal Health Advocate. I’m always looking for ways to encourage and enlighten my clients about getting prepared for having a baby, and when I saw this article I was quite intrigued. I’m not a doctor, nor am I a nutritionist so that’s why I learn from others both educationally and through reading wonderful…… Continue reading The Best Age to Get Pregnant, According to Moms.