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Maternity Leave

How to Survive Your First Six Weeks as a Mother.  The first six weeks are a crucial time for mothers and their newborn babies. Maternity Leave: A New Mother’s Guide to the First Six Weeks Postpartum contains essential information for the new mother. It is a comprehensive book that addresses issues that may arise affecting mothers’ and babies’ physical and emotional well-being. Maternity Leave provides vital information for new mothers, their partners, and their families about what to expect in the first six weeks postpartum, and how to ease the transition into new motherhood.

I spent many years working as a maternity nurse, a certified nurse midwife, and now as a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I provide therapy, counseling, and medication to women experiencing postpartum depression. I love to support new and expectant mothers.

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CHERYL ZAUDERER, PhD, CNM, NPP, IBCLC has been a registered nurse, nurse-midwife and nurse practitioner. Dr. Zauderer is a tenured assistant professor in the department of nursing at the New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, N.Y. After obtaining her doctoral degree in psychology, she has maintained a thriving private practice where she treats women for perinatal mood disorders, and other women’s health issues, by providing psychotherapy and psychopharmacology.