Putnam County Hospital’s New Perinatal Navigator

Putnam County Hospital continues their mission to provide exceptional healthcare close to home by adding Perinatal Navigator, Lindsay Martin, to the Women’s Health Clinic. A perinatal navigator is a special resource to have on your side when you have a newborn on the way. A navigator is a specially trained nurse who focuses on helping expecting mothers with the challenges of pregnancy and childbirth. If you’re pregnant this role may be the extra hand you need to navigate a healthy pregnancy. Lindsay will help the individuals through every step of their pregnancy. Lindsay Martin, CMA, said, “We help enroll women in our program early in pregnancy to develop a plan. I am extremely excited about helping the women in our community create a plan and improve their health and their child’s health.”

Perinatal navigators understand that pregnancy is a complicated often confusing process. While your body undergoes drastic changes you must attend doctors’ appointments make important decisions about your and your baby’s health and plan for life with your new baby. Think of Lindsay as an advocate for your and your baby’s wellness during this stressful time. Their role is to help you receive the best care possible. As a qualified navigator she is familiar with the finer details of pregnancy health care and can help you receive truly individualized service. Lindsay can help remove barriers to care access community resources and attend doctors’ appointments with you. The Putnam County Perinatal Navigator understands the vital roles nutrition and wellness play in having a healthy baby and can help you put together a plan to get and stay healthy during your pregnancy.

As the Putnam Women’s Health Perinatal Navigator, Lindsay can help identify at risk and high risk pregnancies, while supplying support for these pregnancies. She will follow up throughout the pregnancy and postpartum up to the child’s first birthday. The financial and social decisions that come with having a child is another important part that Lindsay is able to help with. Things such as stress management, safe sleep education, lactation consulting, and postpartum collaboration are all an important part of what the Putnam Women’s Health Perinatal Navigator does. Pregnancy is truly a personal experience. Your choice to have a perinatal nurse navigator at your side during pregnancy and delivery will help you receive individualized care letting you focus on wellness during this exciting time.

Putnam Women’s Health encourages you to connect with Lindsay today. You can reach her at 765.655.6054

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