Focused Postpartum Care Project (Focused-PPC)

Focused Postpartum Care (Focused-PPC) is an integrated postpartum care, education, and support model for women after childbirth. The Focused-PPC model was designed to improve the health of women and to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality. The Focused-PPC model of care includes:

  1. More frequent contact with healthcare team/providers
  2. Extended period of care beyond 6 weeks, up to 12 months postpartum
  3. Standardized postpartum education
  4. Group setting and peer support