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Answers, Advice, and Support. Whenever You Need It.

Every single day is different in the fourth trimester.

That’s why we created My Fourth.

Our app offers daily guides, a mood and wellness tracker + on-call doulas to support your postpartum experience.

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Postpartum Doulas are Essential

3 out of 4

Birth persons are discharged from the hospital without information on postpartum best practices.

Doulas can help bridge the care gap. We know what’s normal, what’s not, and how to care for your healing body. Lactation? We support that, too. (Source: Aeroflow 2020 Survey)

A Virtual Postpartum Doula Can

  • Guide you through the norms of what to expect after birth.
  • Offer the best practices for breastfeeding, pumping, and/or bottle feeding.
  • Help your entire family successfully transition into new parenthood.
  • Support your emotional health and wellbeing.

“I loved going into the app in the middle of the night during feedings because it made me feel less alone. It was way better than scrolling on social and made me feel supported. It also gave me great advice and suggestions for approaching the postpartum journey.”

Jane

What does a postpartum doula do?

We provide virtual non-medical support through text and video. Once you select your doula, they’re on hand 24/7 to talk about:

  • Body care and vaginal healing
  • C-section wound care and best practices
  • Breast/chestfeeding and pumping
  • Formula and bottle feeding
  • Baby care
  • Baby wearing
  • Soothing and swaddling
  • Recommendations and resources
  • Emotional ups and downs
  • Bathroom concerns
  • Intimacy and relationships
  • Your birth story and transition into parenthood
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Trusted Partners
Fourth Trimester Support Circle

Virtual 6-Week New Parent Groups

SimpliFed

Virtual Advanced (IBCLC) Lactation Services

Parenting Pathfinders, Michelle Harris, LCSW, MA

Virtual Parenting Counseling & Mindfulness

Mama Soul Virtual Community

Emotional & Mental Health for New Mothers

Monika Patel, DPT, CSCS

Online Physical Therapy Course for Birth & Postpartum Prep

Marina D. Castellanos, PT, PLLC

Virtual Pelvic Floor Therapy Care

The Postpartum Kitchen

Virtual Postpartum Nutrition Counseling & Online Program

Providing Evidence-Based Care

Heartfelt support? Expert guidance? Yes, and yes, all grounded in evidence-based facts and information.

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