Archive for Postpartum:The First 6 Weeks

Diet Advice For Breastfeeding Moms

Jan 31, 2012 No Comments

Mom and baby – caring for you two If you

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Sex After Childbirth

Aug 24, 2011 3 Comments

After giving birth, many women are not prepared for what is happening with the physical and emotional changes. Their libido is usually significantly reduced, and they feel that their sex life is over. Of course, it is not. Maybe your sex life changed, but it is still far from complete.

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6 Advantages Of Breastfeeding

May 21, 2011 No Comments

Nursing stimulates uterine contractions that help prevent hemorrhaging and return the uterus to its normal size. Breast milk is convenient and economical; it is sterile, portable, and always the right temperature. Nursing promotes a special kind of mother-infant bonding.

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How To Heel Sore Nipples

May 12, 2011 No Comments

Soggy nipples, that is, nipples that remain wet for long periods, are more prone to soreness, it therefore helps to expose your nipples to air and sunlight as much as possible, until the soreness heals. You can wear a loose garment without a bra, or you can wear a tea-strainer without a handle inside your […]

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Workout Rules For The First 6 Weeks

May 07, 2011 2 Comments

Wear a supportive bra and comfortable clothing. Try to divide your exercise schedule into two or three brief sessions rather than doing one long session a day. Start each session with the exercise you find least strenuous. Do exercise slowly, and don’t do a rapid series of repetitions. Instead, rest briefly between movements.

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How Long To Breastfeed?

Apr 04, 2011 No Comments

A working mother can combine breastfeeding with bottle-feeding. Ideally a baby should be breastfed for 2 years; or, for a minimum of 6 months. Some mothers feed for 1 year or 8 months. The reason why breastfeeding is recommended for 2 years is that it gives the baby greater immunity to fight infection during the teething phase. At […]

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Bleeding/Sex Postpartum

Apr 01, 2011 No Comments

After the birth of the baby vaginally, or after a Cesarean section you will have a longish period lasting a week or several weeks (may be 4 to 6 weeks). Thereafter you may not have a period for several months, especially if you are breastfeeding. The first period that occurs is usually longer and heavier […]

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Losing Weight Postpartum

Mar 03, 2011 No Comments

Though childbirth produces more rapid weight loss than any diet you’ll find on the bestseller lists (an average of 12 pounds overnight), most women don’t find it quite rapid enough. Particularly after they catch a glimpse of their paunchy postpartum profiles in the mirror. The fact is, no one come out of the delivery room […]

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10 Best Ways To Relieve Postpartum Backache

Mar 02, 2011 No Comments

Welcome back, backache. If you’re like nearly half of all newly delivered moms, your old pal from pregnancy has returned for an unwelcome visit. Some of the pain still has the same cause—hormonally loosened ligaments that haven’t yet tightened up. It may take time, and several weeks of soreness, before these ligaments regain their strength. Ditto […]

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