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Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health Programs

600 S. Commonwealth Ave.,
8th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90005
Tel: (213) 639-6400
Fax: (213) 639-1034
Additional Lessons
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
Nutrition (PDF)
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 (PDF)
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.

Stress (PDF)
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
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 (PDF)
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.

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