postpartum

During the postpartum period, new moms may be emotionally sensitive or experience mood swings. This is known as the “baby blues” period, and for many new moms it will usually subside after about two weeks.

But at least one in nine new moms develop a more serious condition­­, postpartum depression, which can negatively impact the [...]

By uclahealth • July 16, 2019
“We moved May to UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica,” says Shadman Habibi, lead nurse midwife for the UCLA Nurse Midwives group. “It’s been very exciting. Our clients have loved giving birth here. There are a lot [...]
By uclahealth • August 28, 2018
Before you start training for that next half marathon or dedicate yourself to a new kettlebell routine, there's one thing you should do first, says Philip H. Cohen, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician, and that's to clearly define some [...]
By uclahealth • August 1, 2018
With a lifelong passion for women’s and children’s health, Northcutt helps provide coordinated care to parents and families. https://youtu.be/Wx3Y9DGJCBA What is your role as manager of The BirthPlace at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica? I am fortunate that I get to oversee the activities and operations of one of [...]
By uclahealth • June 11, 2016