Michelle Haggerty, DO, MPH

4th Trimester Physician, Postpartum Coach, Expert Witness

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Family Medicine | Integrative Medicine | Physician | Public Health

Dr. Michelle Haggerty, DO, MPH, ABOIM, NABBLM-C, PMH-C, RYT  (she/her/hers) is board certified in family medicine, integrative medicine and lactation & breastfeeding medicine.  She is the founder and owner of Fourth Trimester Doc (www.fourthtrimesterdoc.com), a private practice in the Twin Cities, MN that provides in-home care for mothers/birthing people and their newborns during the postpartum/4th trimester.  She also provides consultations for lactation complications and perinatal mental health concerns throughout the state.  Nationally, she is a 4th trimester/postpartum coach for professional mothers and physician moms.  She also provides expert witness services focused on lactation insurance billing/lactation in work setting/breastfeeding in public/family law/time-share analysis/custody.

She completed a two year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.  She has extensive training in yoga, mind-body medicine, lactation, group care, narrative medicine, nutrition, Reiki, osteopathic manipulative therapy (OMT), and integrative perinatal psychiatric care.  She also has an interest in public health and has a Masters in Public Health and Nutrition.

She is Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director for the Center for 4th Trimester Care (C4TC) (www.c4tc.co), a national nonprofit whose mission is to revolutionize 4th trimester care so that all people have access to high quality care postpartum through education, business development, advocacy and community building.  She is a founding board member for the North American Board of Breastfeeding and Lactation Medicine and serves on the Medical and Health Sciences Advisory Committee for the Minnesota Milk Bank for Babies.  She has been recognized for several years as a Rising Star Top Doctor by Msp/St. Paul Magazine and a Top Doctor and Top Doctor for Women by Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

She is a wife and a mother to three children earthside and two angel babies.  When she is not working in the home with her patients, she can be found taking her children on adventures or exploring the world and all she has to offer with her husband or solo.

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Matrescense (birth of a mother), like menarche and menopause, is a transformative period, a right of passage.

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