Making Sense of Matrescence

Mother’s Day

Matrescence: the birth of a mother I was born a mother years before giving birth to my oldest child.My motherhood journey began when I decided I was ready to bring a child into the world. Just because my mind and heart were readydid not mean that my body was. It took...

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Our Birth Story

The idea for Fourth Trimester Doc was born after Dr. Haggerty had given birth to her first child.  She knew when she got pregnant that her baby would need to see a physician a few days after the birth.  When she thought about needing to go into a pediatric...

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Just Say “NO” To APNO

Here’s the deal: You deserve so much better than APNO. No other dermatitis on the human bodywould a physician prescribefungal,a steroid,and an antibioticall at once. Why?Because we actually diagnose what is causing the dermatitis (rash/lesion)and treat with the...

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Matrescence

Matrescence (n): The process of becoming a mother My favorite word.  A word that is so simple in description, yet so complex, so forgotten, so deep, so neglected.  A word that has become the focus of my life both personally and professionally. Matrescence (when...

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