Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., 8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
FAX: (213) 639-1034
Breastfeeding, walking, and
drinking water are helpful steps you can take the lose
weight and get healthier after having a baby.
However, there are many other things that can affect
your health and weight - such as your nutrition, mental
health, stress, and much more.
These additional lessons
provide information and resources for you to be healthy
in all areas of your life.
Choose Health LA Moms - Additional Lessons
Eating well is important for your health. These
lessons on nutrition can help you make the healthiest food choices for you and your family.
Mental Health Mental Health
Now that your baby is here you may be feeling some intense emotions. These
lessons offer information that can help you with these new feelings.
Having a baby can be a stressful time. This list of resources offer you tools that can help reduce stress.
Planning Your Next Pregnancy
For Breastfeeding Moms(PDF) For Moms Who Aren't Breastfeeding(PDF)
Now is the time to consider if and when you would like to have another baby.
It's best to wait 18 months in between pregnancies. Your options for birth control depend on when you would like to have another baby and whether you are breastfeeding.
Overcoming Barriers to
Health Overcoming Barriers to Health
Challenges in your everyday life can affect your health.
These lessons provide resources to help you create a healthier environment for you and your baby.