What Even Is Postpartum? A Guide to the Other Side of Childbirth


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During pregnancy, there tends to be a heavy focus on labor and birth, with far less emphasis on what happens once you get home with the baby.

So when KPCC and LAist received a suggestion to do a story about how to prepare for the postpartum phase, we were on it.

Early Childhood Engagement Producer Stefanie Ritoper and LAist Associate Editor Lisa Brenner responded with a story called, "What Even Is Postpartum? A Guide to the Other Side of Childbirth." It features a doctor, a psychologist, a lactation consultant... and the experiences of over 70 women.

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This segment originally aired on Take Two. Listen to the October 1, 2019 show.

Read the full story on LAist.com.