The Maternal and Child Health Digital Library

Fact Sheet, English

Taking care of mom: Nurturing self as well as baby-Healthcare provider's guide

This fact sheet directed to healthcare providers describes why a caregiver should talk to perinatal women about emotional wellness, how to create an environment where it's okay to talk about emotions, and lists questions to use about emotions, support, and integrating the baby into their lives.
U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau
[Rockville, MD: U.S. Maternal and Child Health Bureau], 2009
2 pp.
Maternal mental health, Mothers, Perinatal Care, Perinatal services, Postpartum depression, Pregnant women, and Women's health
Series Information
Bright futures for women's health and wellness
Originating Agency Type
MCHB, Project
Target Audience