MDTV on Pregnancy and Autoimmune Disease Postpartum Period Continuing Support for New Mothers
Women who give birth sometimes find that the support and concern that they felt during pregnancy has vanished into thin air and they’re left on their own to manage. For the new mother with an autoimmune disease, postpartum challenges are even greater. In the coming months and years as a new mother, she’ll be faced with conditions that pose a challenge to her disease. Watch this MDTV Learning Module (5) to find out more.
The postpartum period poses many challenges for a new mother, and even more so for a woman with an autoimmune disease. Sometimes women feel like, once the baby is born, they lose the support they had during pregnancy. However, it is important that she is prepared for and supported through the months and years ahead.