WOMB versus THE WORLD: Helping Babies Adjust In The 4th trimester.
# What is the 4th trimester? You may not have heard of it but every parent and their infant will go through it. The 4th trimester, is a phrase coined by Dr.Harvey Karp (an American paediatrician) describing the time immediately following birth and lasting up to 3-4 months post-partum when human babies are born less mature than other mammals and may need nurturing as though they were still in utero and when a mother is recovering from birth and transitioning into motherhood. A