postpartum

10 Things to Know about Postpartum Depression + Anxiety

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The most common complication of pregnancy is under-diagnosed and under treated. “Just under 4 million women will give birth in the United States this year (2017).*  Of that number of new mothers, nearly 20 percent, will experience some degree of postpartum depression.  “This depression is the most common complication of pregnancy. Yet many new mothers […]

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Interview with Millennial Baby-Gadget Guru: Chelsea Hirschhorn

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Fridababy is pioneering the way millennial moms take care of themselves and their children and is also revolutionizing postpartum care – in an industry that has remarkably remained stagnant in innovation for decades. Fridababy’s President Chelsea Hirschhorn, was recently named one of the top millennial moms by Parent’s magazine, innovative and forward thinking, she has also been called the “Baby-Gadget Guru.” We caught […]

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Owning Your New Baby Body

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I loved being pregnant, rocked tight dresses with confidence, felt beautiful without any make up and was just constantly in awe of what my body could do. Then I had my baby, and everything changed. My three-day labor left me drained and unable to fully connect with my son. My complete confusion about taking care […]

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Dr. Priya Agrawal on Maternal Mortality

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Maternal mortality is a difficult subject to discuss. There is no polite way to address it. As we close out Mother’s Month it’s important we address that maternal mortality rates in some areas of the US are higher than in sub Saharan Africa. 50% of maternal mortality cases are preventable. This is a human rights […]

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Considering Placenta Encapsulation? 5 Things You Should Know.

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Preparing for the postpartum period right after the birth of your baby is one of the best gifts you can give yourself. The birth will be but a blip in time once your little one is here. Setting yourself up for a healthy, restorative, and supported transition into parenthood (or an expanded family if it’s […]

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