Postpartum Care

Once your baby has arrived, you may feel a swing of emotions and wonder about your new postpartum body. Caring for your infant is rewarding, but not always easy, which often makes it harder to take care of yourself. Clinic Sofia wants to help you understand how to care for the emotional and physical changes that happen after the birth of your child.

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Being a Great Single Mom

Single moms everywhere juggle work, school and personal lives. Whether you chose to be a single mom or single parenthood was the last thing you ever expected, the following tips can help you make the most of running a one-parent household.

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Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

If you have struggled with postpartum depression or the less-recognized postpartum anxiety, you are not alone. As many as 20 percent of women experience anxiety, fatigue, loss of interest in favorite activities, increase or decrease in appetite, feelings of guilt, difficulty concentrating, insomnia or sleeping too much, or thoughts of harming themselves or their child. While most cases of postpartum depression last less than a year, they can impact mother-baby bonding, relationships and overall wellness, so this is not something to take lightly.

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Sleep and the New Mom

Before you have your first child, the most common advice you are likely to receive is: Sleep now while you can. Dr. Jewelia Wagner says, “if only stockpiling sleep were that simple.”

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Breastfeeding, Bottle Feeding and Pumping

You may have thought the nosy questions would end once you had your baby (“were you trying or was it an accident?” “do you want a boy or girl?”), but, unfortunately, there are many more to come. Many people will ask you if you’re breastfeeding and how it’s going while gazing toward your chest. The […]

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What Multiples Means for You

From 1980 to 2009, the rate of twin births increased by 76 percent, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. That means that one in about every 30 babies born in the United States is a twin. Thanks to fertility treatments and women having babies later in life, more and more women find themselves pregnant with multiples – but what does that mean for you? Whether you knew multiples were a possibility due to IVF or were completely surprised to hear two (or more) heartbeats at your first ultrasound, the following tips can help you prepare for what’s to come as a mom-to-be of multiples.

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The Importance of Self-Care

The kids’ winter jackets, boots, scarves and mittens. Too many deadlines at work. A persistent winter cold (and the persistent winter cold). Appointments, to-dos and events. With everything on your plate, taking care of yourself might come last – or not at all. And yet, if you don’t do the things you enjoy and you […]

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Breastfeeding at Work

While breastfeeding for one year is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and several other organizations, most working moms go back to work far earlier than that. That doesn’t mean, however, that you have to give up your healthy breastfeeding routine.

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The Lowdown on Postpartum Depression

Thanks to celebrity moms (Brooke Shields, Gwyneth Paltrow, Courteney Cox and others) and less-famous-but-equally-brave new moms who’ve brought the topic out of the shadows of childbirth, postpartum depression is no longer a secret or a dirty word. As a matter of fact, up to 25 percent of women experience depression after giving birth and, for […]

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We use Fairview Southdale Hospital and Maple Grove Hospital for labor, delivery and surgical procedures.

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  • 6545 France Ave South, Edina, MN 55435
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  • 15679 Grove Circle North, Maple Grove, MN 55369
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