Why All Moms Deserve Postnatal Care

This is the beginning of the postpartum period, or the fourth trimester. Whether it’s your first or third time giving birth, it can feel daunting: you wish you could bring the hospital nurse home with you or hire an overnight doula or remember anything you learned during those prenatal baby classes—and there is a desire to sleep for days even though you know you will be up for nights for the foreseeable future.