During your pregnancy, time was divided into periods of 12 weeks, or trimesters. After three trimesters (or so), your baby was born. According to a theory developed by Dr. Harvey Karp, this is about 12 weeks – or one trimester – too early. Dr. Karp coined the term “Fourth Trimester” to refer to this period of both infant development and maternal recovery.
The healthcare providers at Bay Street Pediatrics know that this Fourth Trimester calls for unprecedented care, including 24/7 attention, feeding, diaper changes and nurturing. [Read more…] about The Fourth Trimester Of Baby’s Development