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Honest Mamas Podcast

The Power of In-Home Postpartum Medical Care


Welcome to episode forty-four of the Honest Mamas Podcast. Today, Claire speaks with Eva Zasloff, MD, about the power of in-home postpartum medical care.

Dr. Zasloff is a board-certified family doctor. She received her undergraduate degree at Barnard College, Columbia University and her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her medical residency training at Tufts University with a focus in obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics.

Dr. Zasloff is a co-author of chapters on holistic women's health in Rakel's 2nd Edition Integrative Medicine textbook. Dr. Zasloff created a grant-awarded support program for pregnant teens. She has published research articles on pediatric and postpartum issues with the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and Boston Children's Hospital.

She is a mother of 3 boys and has been practicing family medicine in the Boston area for many years. Dr. Zasloff is thrilled to have created this new approach to postpartum and newborn care.

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • How Eva became interested in this line of work
  • The leap of faith Eva had to take to pursue this work
  • The importance of the birth story
  • The symbiotic experience mothers and babies have in the fourth trimester
  • How the mothers Eva sees are feeding back with their positive experience
  • Why it’s important to have a trusted advisor through this process
  • The importance for a sense of togetherness and collectiveness