Maternal Mondays

The First 90 Days: Best Practices for the New Mom

DC Department of Employment Services Director and fellow DC mommy, Dr. Unique Morris-Hughes sits down with new moms and veteran moms to share how women can successfully take on motherhood.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, September 24, 2018

#MaternalMondays – The First 90 Days

In the final installment of #MaternalMondays, Dr. Unique Morris-Hughes, director of the DC Department of Employment Services, spoke with three other mothers about the special...

Baby Blues: Managing Emotional Health During and After Pregnancy

#MaternalMondays - In partnership with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, Department of Behavioral Health director, Dr. Tanya Royster sits down with health professionals and DC moms to discuss the importance of managing emotional health post-pregnancy.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, September 17, 2018

#MaternalMondays – Baby Blues

In this week's installment of #MaternalMondays, Dr. Tanya Royster, Director of DC's Department of Behavior Health, met with a trio of local maternal health leaders at Maketto on H Street NE. The group...

Behind the Bump: Stories of Childbirth

Today, Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity, Courtney Snowden sits down with MedStar Health’s Dr. Melissa Fries and two DC moms, all who’ve had remarkable perinatal journeys. Live from MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, September 10, 2018

#MaternalMondays – Stories of Childbirth

In this week's installment of #MaternalMondays, Courtney Snowden, D.C.'s Deputy Mayor of Greater Economic Opportunity visited MedStar Washington Hospital to discuss pregnancy issues for women 35 and...

#FitMamas: Ways to Stay Fit Before, During, and After Pregnancy

#MaternalMondays: yoga instructor and fitness enthusiast, Mary Mbaba, MPH shows moms, moms-to-be, and future moms one of the best ways to stay fit before, during, and after pregnancy.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, September 3, 2018

#MaternalMondays – Ways to Stay Fit Before, During, and After Pregnancy

In our sixth installment of #MaternalMondays, fitness instructor Mary Mbaba, MPH, led a group of future, expectant, and current mothers in a calming and empowering yoga session at Petworth Meditation...

#MaternalMondays: today, DC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services, HyeSook Chung walks us through the prenatal journey with Community of Hope DC.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, August 27, 2018

#MaternalMondays – A Prenatal Journey

Are traditional hospital births the only option available to DC mothers? Far from it. In this week's installation of #MaternalMondays, HyeSook Chung, DC's Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, pays...

A Mother's Superpower: The Positive Benefits of Breastfeeding

Facebook Live Fridays: Maternal Health EditionDeputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity, Courtney Snowden sits down with our great friends from Community of Hope DC to talk about the positive benefits of breastfeeding. Community of Hope Family Health and Birth Center

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Friday, August 31, 2018

#MaternalMondays – The Positive Benefits of Breastfeeding

In this week’s Facebook Live, Courtney Snowden, D.C.’s Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity, visited Community of Hope’s Family Health and Birth Center to learn more about the benefits of...

#EatingforTwo - How to Prep a Quick Healthy Meal for Mommy and Baby

#MaternalMondays: Ward 7 chef and mommy of two, Pinkey Reddick shares her go-to, healthy meals that are perfect for when #EatingforTwo. Moderated by DC Department of Small and Local Business Development Director, Kristi Whitfield.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, August 20, 2018

#MaternalMondays – Eating for Two

Ward 7 Chef Pinkey Reddick serves up some healthy options and tips for eating (and cooking) for two. What’s on the menu? Carrot, apple, ginger juice, which is great for energy, and a mixed veggie medley...

#MaternalMondays ➡️ working moms discussing the importance of being a healthy mom in the workplace. Moderated by DC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services, HyeSook Chung.

Posted by Mayor Bowser on Monday, August 13, 2018

#MaternalMondays – The Working Mom

What is it like to be a working mother in DC? How easy was it to find prenatal care? How does a woman even begin to think about balancing work, family, and health? DC Deputy Mayor for Health & Human...

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- September 29, 2018, 2:04 pm

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- September 28, 2018, 6:44 pm

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- September 28, 2018, 3:54 pm

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- September 27, 2018, 8:43 pm

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