• Is the six-week postpartum checkup too little too late?

    2 days ago - By Today's Parent

    When Vancouver mom Jennifer Kane* went for her six-week postpartum checkup , she and her OB/GYN briefly discussed her stitches from a second-degree tear , which were healing well but had left a bit of a bulge of skin. “He said it might cause some pain during sex, but that it could be corrected after I have my next baby.” But Kane didn't know if she wanted another baby. “And I obviously hadn't had sex yet, so I didn't know if that was a problem.”
    “Looking back, I'm extremely disappointed with the care that I got at that appointment,” says Kane. It wasn't just that the visit was quick, or...
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