Postpartum period begins when you have given birth and ends after 6-8 weeks after delivery during which time the body is in healing mode. You undergo a lot of changes, learn a lot of things and bond with the baby. You and your family should take good care of you and the baby for a good recovery.
Important aspects to be considered Post Delivery:
It is the most important thing instrumental to the new mother’s recovery road. Age old golden rule is “sleep when the baby sleeps”.
A balanced diet and adequate water intake are mandatory to sustain breastfeeding. You should concentrate on
It is necessary for the proper recovery of body and gains back the muscle tone which you had lost due to overstretching and poor posture. It also keeps a backache under control. Learn and practice Kegel’s exercises properly for your perineal health and avoid prolapse of uterus later on.
Other Post Delivery Measures:
When is it important to see a doctor?
Keep a check for the given warning signs. If you experience any of the following, consult your gynecologist immediately:
This is a time when the whole family is under a lot of stress and the lady of the house is not able to handle things, but with patience, family support and professional help you can sail through and come out in flying colors in this greatest test of life.