Postpartum care (Fullerton Ave, Chicago)

Welcome to our comprehensive postpartum care services, dedicated to supporting new mothers during their recovery and adjustment after childbirth. Led by Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour, a distinguished obstetrician with over two decades of experience, our clinic at Saint Anthony Hospital in Chicago offers personalized care that prioritizes your health and well-being during the postpartum period.

Importance of Postpartum Care

Postpartum care is essential for monitoring your recovery, addressing any complications that may arise, and providing guidance on newborn care and breastfeeding. Our team is committed to ensuring you have the support and resources needed to navigate this transitional period with confidence.

What to Expect During Postpartum Visits

During your postpartum visits, we focus on comprehensive health assessments and discussions to monitor your physical and emotional well-being. This includes:

  • Physical Examinations: Assessing your recovery, including healing from any childbirth-related injuries or surgeries.
  • Emotional Support: Addressing postpartum mood disorders such as postpartum depression or anxiety.
  • Breastfeeding Support: Guidance on breastfeeding techniques, addressing common challenges, and ensuring optimal nutrition for your baby.

Check-Ups and Screenings

Our clinic offers thorough check-ups and screenings to ensure your postpartum recovery progresses smoothly. We provide:

  • Pelvic Examinations: Checking for any signs of infection or healing issues.
  • Postpartum Depression Screening: Assessing your emotional well-being and providing support if needed.
  • Contraception Counseling: Discussing birth control options and family planning.

Managing Newborn Care

As part of our comprehensive postpartum care, we offer guidance on newborn care practices, including:

  • Newborn Check-Ups: Monitoring your baby’s growth and development.
  • Feeding Recommendations: Advice on feeding schedules, breastfeeding or formula feeding support.
  • Sleep and Crying Patterns: Strategies for managing newborn sleep patterns and soothing techniques.

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Led by Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour, we offer exceptional obstetrics and gynecology medical services.

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Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour, MD

About Dr. Adeeb Al-Shahrour

Dr. Adeeb Alshahrour is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Chicago, Illinois and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and St. Anthony Hospital-Chicago. He received his medical degree from University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Frequently Asked Questions

We recommend scheduling your first postpartum visit within a few weeks after childbirth, typically around 6 weeks. This allows us to assess your recovery progress and address any concerns you may have.

A postpartum pelvic exam checks for healing progress, any signs of infection, and the condition of your uterus and pelvic organs after childbirth. It’s a standard part of postpartum care to ensure your health is on track.

ostpartum depression screening involves a series of questions to assess your mood and emotional well-being. It’s a brief but important assessment to identify any signs of postpartum depression early.

Yes, we offer comprehensive breastfeeding support, including consultations with lactation specialists, tips on latching techniques, and guidance on maintaining a healthy breastfeeding relationship with your baby.

Our clinic provides contraception counseling to discuss your birth control options, including hormonal methods, intrauterine devices (IUDs), and barrier methods. We help you choose a method that suits your lifestyle and family planning goals.