As a pediatrician and a mom, there are very few times that we are out of character.
This week's guest embodies the mom, physician, empath, life-saver all in one.
She is a neonatologist on a mission to save moms from the sometimes traumatic events that follow childbirth, that sometimes culminate in self-harm or suicide.
Did you know that many moms take their own lives around 9 to 10 months postpartum? I had no idea it was a thing even though after my last baby, I myself had a health scare at exactly 10 months postpartum!
"Invest in your health, ask for that in your registry"
"Expect it: the first month sucks"
"Find a support system, reach out"
"It's ok to include your partner in your child's care"
Where to find: www.nayacare.org: for telehealth and free consults for moms and their babies.
Are you a parent struggling with your child who just came out as gay?
Check out our brand new website! I am so proud of it, and can't wait to share it with you, especially the resources page.
Click on www.dr-lulu.com and taste what Dr. Lulu is cooking :)
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