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Journal of Behavioral Medicine

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 573–574 | Cite as

The forgotten faces of the fourth trimester: Improving postpartum healthcare of mothers and their families in the United States

  • Sharon DouglasEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Barry UniversityMiami ShoresUSA

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