Empowering Maternal Wellness: Redefining Prenatal and Postpartum Care
In this episode, Joy introduces Alison Greenberg, Co-founder and CEO of Ruth Health, a virtual clinic specializing in prenatal and postpartum care. Alison discusses how Ruth Health serves as a comprehensive support system, offering evidence-based resources that supplement traditional maternal care, including pelvic floor training, c-section recovery, lactation support, doula services, and educational video series. Drawing from her personal background in women’s health and her mother’s pioneering role as an OBGYN, Alison sheds light on the evolution of sex education and the normalization of women’s health issues. She explains how Ruth Health addresses the significant prevalence of pelvic floor dysfunction during and after pregnancy and offers accessible, virtual care to a wide range of individuals, both directly and through the “Ask a Doula” service. The episode explores the need for such inclusive and supportive healthcare services in the current landscape.