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Welcome to the 4th Trimester Perspective

Welcome to the 4th Trimester Perspective

Hi! I’m Sonal Patel. I am a Board-Certified Pediatrician and Neonatologist and after my own postpartum experiences, I knew there had to be a better way. I started NayaCare, an in-home maternal-infant health practice for families and babies navigating the 4th...

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Mom Guilt

Mom Guilt

Of all the baggage that motherhood came with, "mom guilt" has to be the worst. As moms we endure the weight of the world on our shoulders. We are always trying to make sure that our children grow up healthy, happy, and safe. Now this sounds simple and basic enough,...

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From a NICU Nurse: Bereavement Care

From a NICU Nurse: Bereavement Care

As a part of International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, we sat down to talk about bereavement care with our resident Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP), Adrienne Isaacs. Trigger Warning: This interview and content covers loss and bereavement from a...

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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Resources

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Resources

While October is International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, these resources are needed throughout the year. Parental mental health is a priority for the NayaCare team and access to care and support through loss is a critical aspect of parental care. The...

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Partnering up with Midwives

Partnering up with Midwives

National Midwifery Week, created by American College of Nurse-Midwives, is October 3-9.  This week celebrates midwives and midwife-led care. Visit www.midwife.org to learn more. We, here at NayaCare, want to recognize our community midwives and their support in...

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Going Back to Work: A Dad’s Perspective

Going Back to Work: A Dad’s Perspective

We recently sat down Santiago Ongay to talk about going back to work after having a new baby. He offered his perspective as a dad going through the process. You can listen to the interview or read it below. https://youtu.be/g0K6834muQ0 Sonal Patel Hi, guys. And...

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Newborn Sleep in the Fourth Trimester

Newborn Sleep in the Fourth Trimester

Newborn sleep in the 4th trimester has become so complicated.  Sacks versus swaddles, hats versus bare head, bassinet versus cribs and family beds.  Even terms such as co-sleeping and bed-sharing become confusing. All parents are thriving for optimal safe...

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Baby Safety at Home: A Dad’s Perspective

Baby Safety at Home: A Dad’s Perspective

This month as we focus on baby safety, we talked with Santiago Ongay. He offered his perspective as a dad going through the process of babyproofing the house and their life. You can listen to the interview or read it below. https://youtu.be/bRNNrRU8zPk Sonal Patel...

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Babyproofed: Learned Lessons from a First-Time Mom

Babyproofed: Learned Lessons from a First-Time Mom

When I announced I was pregnant I was inundated with everyone’s helpful and not so helpful advice. The seasoned parents shared there stories, tips, and what I thought to be anecdotal advice. No one ever expressed how much time I would spend not only worrying about my...

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