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The Best Way to Navigate Your 5th Trimester: Month 6
Feb 16, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC   For all the families hobbling through those first few months back at work feeling lonely, tired, guilty, and unsure of themselves: You deserve more.   We owe you more. I hope this ...

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The Best Way to Navigate Your 5th Trimester: Month 5
Feb 16, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC   At my daughter’s 2-month well-child visit, my pediatrician said to me, “I won’t see you until after you start back at work. I want you to remember this: don’t judge ...

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The Best Way to Navigate Your 5th Trimester: Month 4
Feb 16, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC     When I was 6 weeks pregnant, having just learned of this new life growing in me, I did what most expectant mothers do: I focused on the challenges of pregnancy. I gave some though...

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How to Survive the Fourth Trimester Without Losing Your Mind: Month 3
Jan 24, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC   Your first few months as a brand new mother are filled with joy and wonder … but also stress and confusion. There are remarkably few resources designed to make the fourth trimester...

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How to Survive the Fourth Trimester Without Losing Your Mind: Month 2
Jan 24, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC   Endless volumes have been written about pregnancy and parenting, and yet SO LITTLE of that writing focuses on the months immediately following birth. Here at Gravida, we’re trying t...

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How to Survive the Fourth Trimester Without Losing Your Mind: Month 1
Jan 23, 2020

By Morgan  Michalowski, CNM, WHNP-BC, IBCLC Researching motherhood while pregnant feels a bit like chasing a runaway train. There’s so much to learn, and every time you turn around someone’s coming out with a new recommendation...

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