Dr. Jess Daigle. She is a board-certified pediatrician with a focus in neonatal medicine. She received her Doctor of Medicine at Louisiana State University, completed her pediatrics residency at Morehouse School of Medicine and received extra training in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She now proudly serves as a Neonatal hospitalist and the former Medical Director for the Level 2 NICU at Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital in Griffin, Georgia. Dr. Daigle is a mom of 2 prior preterm infants and due to her own postpartum journeys, she founded Mom & Me by Jess Daigle MD, an in-home/virtual postpartum care service designed to ease the transition from birth to home for new moms & NICU moms and their babies. She helps these moms adjust to being home with their new babies and reduce the overwhelm, anxiety and guilt that comes. She provides real time counsel, education, and reassurance so moms can THRIVE not just survive during their postpartum journey.
On the podcast we chatted about:
-Why she chose to go into medicine.
-How she has managed as a doctor and parent through the pandemic.
-Why she founded Mom & Me.
- The importance having a postpartum plan and having your 911 crew - a village of friends/family you can count on when you need a break.
-How moms can get rid of mom guilt.
-Why you must schedule self care into your schedule.
You will not want to miss this episode!
To find Dr. Jess goto: www.instagram.com/momandme_md