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Postpartum Reducing Cardiovascular Risk (RECOVeR) Clinic

Counseling for Heart-Related Conditions Postpartum

Some pregnancy complications can cause you to have recurring problems in future pregnancies and possibly heart disease and stroke later on in life. These pregnancy complications include: 

In many cases, there are ways to reduce the long-term risks associated with these conditions.

Hours & Location

Our clinic is open on Friday afternoons in the University of Utah Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic.

Personalized Counseling

Our providers give personalized counseling based on your pregnancy history at our consult clinic. If you have experienced pregnancy complications, you can reduce your risk with our program counseling for recurrent pregnancy complications and for cardiovascular disease as you age. 

In addition to providing education about health risks and prevention strategies, we can provide these referrals if you need them: 

  • Wellness programs
  • Preventive care providers
  • Specialists
Latina mother and baby

Scheduling & Referrals

We recommend that you schedule your consultation around two months postpartum. You must also get a referral to see our providers. Your referring provider can send a referral when you are admitted for delivery or any time after that.

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Postpartum Care

Adjusting to life with a new baby takes lots of time and attention. It’s also important to recognize your own body's needs to heal. You've gone through significant changes during and after pregnancy. As a new mother, some common postpartum issues you may encounter include:

Our providers are here to help you in your recovery and postnatal experience. Get the best care for you and your baby.

Resources for Our Patients

When to See a Pelvic Floor Specialist After Birth

If you’re experiencing bothersome pelvic floor symptoms three to six months or more after giving birth, you should consider seeing a pelvic floor specialist. Treatment from our pelvic floor specialists will help significantly improve your postpartum symptoms and quality of life.

Reasons to See a Pelvic Floor Specialist

Schedule a Well-Child Visit

We offer care for your child from infancy to adulthood. Keep your child healthy with regular well-child visits. View our locations all along the Wasatch Front and into Utah Valley. Find the best pediatrician for you.

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Donate Your Breast Milk to Babies in Need

Breast milk is the healthiest food option for newborn babies. But thousands of babies can't get access to the breast milk they need. If you'd like to donate your extra breast milk to babies in need, learn more about our local milk bank: Mountain West Mothers’ Milk Bank.

Learn More About the Mother's Milk Bank

YoMingo®: Prenatal & Postnatal Education on the Go

U of U Health offers anytime, anywhere education for expectant mothers through YoMingo®, with all the tools and support you need at every stage of your pregnancy. Find information on prenatal care, labor & birth, postpartum, breastfeeding, and newborn care.

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