New Born

The importance of care after giving birth

For a woman who has just given birth, the first 40 days are traditionally crucial. While traditions may vary depending on culture and location, in this part of the world the first 40 days are seen as a confinement period. This means it is a time for the mother to restore her immunity, recover her strength and bond with her new bundle of joy.

New Born

Ways to promote healing and recovery

Regardless of how easy or challenging the birth experience may have been, it is best to take the time to let the body heals at its own pace. However, there are steps that can be taken to better nurse the body back to health. These involve having ample rest, eating healthily and getting the essential nutrition.

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Regaining a healthy weight and shape

Most women will be concerned about losing the weight they gained during pregnancy. The safest way to do this is gradual weight loss over several months. To help you return to a healthy weight, consider having a healthy eating plan accompanied by regular exercise. Getting the right nutrients will also be vital especially if you are breastfeeding.

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