The 4th Trimester Project is changing the way America treats new mothers.
“Motherhood should not mean risking your happiness, health, or life”
Our mission is to transform the lived experience of the 4th Trimester through a national movement to spark real, sustained change for women and their families at individual, community, and national levels.
The 4th Trimester Project brings together new moms, birth workers, health care providers, researchers, public health, community leaders, social workers and other stakeholders from across the U.S. to build knowledge, create solutions and advocate for change.The Experts about Elevating Postpartum Wellness
We partner with community organizations to listen to the experiences of new mothers and engage women in every aspect of our work, resource development and movement. We are sparking a mom-led movement to change the way America treats and cares for new moms.The Movement about Sparking a Mother-Designed Movement
We aim to transform the lived experience of the 4th Trimester and to create the care women deserve. Our vision is for every woman to receive the support she needs to thrive. Learn about our mission, values, activities and "why".The Mission about Supporting New Mothers & Families
The 4th Trimester Project experts have been published in peer-reviewed journals and national media outlets, such as The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Our team is pushing innovation within systems, policies, and conversations. See what we're saying and how we're moving the needle on postpartum care.The Headlines about Turning Up the Volume
We are continuing to listen, learn, and revise so our strategies, online hub, and movement. We want to expand the current dialogue about the postpartum period, sharing the experiences and strategies offered by moms for new parents. Stay connected and join the movement via social media!The Engagement about Building a Modern Village
We are seeking financial resources to launch and sustain this mother-led information hub and movement to advance postpartum health in the U.S. It is time for America to invest in moms. For mothers and people who love moms, this is an opportunity to make real change.The Investment about Funding Change