Maternal and Infant Health Manual (English)Jeff Newsome2023-02-07T21:40:30-05:00
Maternal and Infant Health
Guiding expectant mothers, especially those that are first-time mothers, can help to reduce medical and emotional complications and increase healthy outcomes for mother and child. As Promotores(as), we are aware that there are challenges experienced by some of our community members. These challenges can be due to issues of employment, living conditions, legal status and environment. Any of these stress factors can affect health outcomes.
This free 58-page English-language manual focuses on:
Practical advice for a healthy pregnancy
Changes during pregnancy
Prenatal clinical visits
Preparing a healthy home for the newborn
Birth and delivery
Postpartum challenges and the importance of medical follow-‐up, including family planning
Newborn and well-baby health check-ups
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