Your Fourth-Trimester Questions, Answered by an Ob-Gyn

July 12, 2023

Once you give birth—then what? The postpartum period, often referred to as the fourth trimester, can be filled with questions. When should I see my doctor? When will my body get back to “normal”? How can I prevent infection?

In this video, Karla Maguire, M.D., an ob-gyn at UT Health Austin, answers her most commonly asked questions about the postpartum period. Watch to learn the things you’ll need to know after you give birth.