The Ultimate Guide to Postpartum Care After Delivery

Having a baby is a truly exciting but also quite challenging life experience. The first challenge you will face as a new mother is healing after birth and postpartum care.

Taking care of your new baby will be a lot of work, but it’s equally important to care for yourself to be the best mother you can be.

Some pain and discomfort are expected after having a baby, whether you had a vaginal birth or a c-section.

Minimal Pain & Discomfort

Bleeding and vaginal discharge are both normal parts of the postpartum period. You will bleed afterward, whether you have a vaginal birth or a c-section.



Some moms are surprised to find out that the contractions don’t stop after giving birth, although they are much milder.

Pain With Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding can also be painful for various reasons. Most women are likely to experience discomfort while their breasts are getting used to nursing.

Hormone Overload

After birth, you might feel as if you’re on a hormonal rollercoaster, and that’s because you are. You can expect to feel highs and lows.

Postpartum Essentials

Build yourself a new mom care package, or ask for one from friends and family.

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