Maternal Wellbeing

Return to all Family Centered Maternity Care sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Outline the maternal body changes common after a vaginal and cesarean delivery with attention to issues re: body image, vaginal and vulva changes and the impact on sexual health.

2. Provide an overview of common problems affecting couples after birth, including marital discord, infidelity, control and abuse issues and what strategies we can best employ to help families main or re-establish healthy relationships.

3. Counsel patients on necessary lifestyle modifications to maintain postpartum mental and physical health.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/23/2020

Jessica L Anderson, MSN, CNM, WHNP-BC, CLC, Associate Service Director of Center for Midwifery, Senior Instructor, University of Colorado, College of Nursing, Aurora

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
01/23/2020
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