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Motherhood is absolutely beautiful. The joy a woman experiences the moment she holds her child for the first time in her arms is inexplicable. Mother feels overjoyed on the birth of their child but at the same time, they face nervousness as they embark on an adventure never experienced before…..Learn more
“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new”.- Osho
The postpartum period starts right after the delivery and ends when the mother’s body has nearly returned to its pre-pregnant state, typically lasting about six to eight weeks. Your body needs to be supplemented with adequate rest, nutrition and sleep while you learn to balance the responsibilities that come with motherhood. In most cultures and religions, the first 40 days after childbirth referred to as confinement period, are strictly meant for a mother to take rest and care for the baby.
Mothers tend to forget themselves while they are busy nurturing their newborn. Taking care of a baby is no easy task but you need to remember to nurture yourself too….Learn more
Meanwhile, you can follow a few simple steps to regain your health as soon as possible.
• Rest. Get plenty of rest and sleep. A newborn needs to be fed every three hours, so you may not get to sleep for hours at a stretch. To make sure you are getting enough rest, sleep when your baby sleeps. Avoid taking any extra responsibilities in the first few weeks other than feeding and caring for the baby and yourself….Learn more
• Avoid lifting weights. Do not lift anything heavier than your baby, especially if you’ve had a cesarean section. Your body is tender after childbirth and needs extra care…..Continue reading
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