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Being aware of all types of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs) along with their risk factors is essential to new and expecting mothers. Expecting women should discuss these risk factors with their OB/GYN and formulate a tentative plan prior to childbirth.
Between the numerous feedings and taking care of your baby, combined with sleep deprivation and monitoring your postpartum health, caring for a newborn can be extremely exhausting. Here are 6 tips to help you survive postpartum fatigue.
There is nothing easy about having a newborn baby! Being a new mom is hard, no matter how “easy” others around you (or those you might see on the internet) make it look.
Here are some reasons that new motherhood can be so challenging.
It’s true that the first poop after birth can be daunting. Unfortunately, postpartum constipation is a common ailment, even among women with no history of bowel issues. Sluggish bowels can result from many factors all occurring at the same time. It may help to have a few tools and strategies on hand to help keep your stool healthy and optimize your setup.
Whether you’ve just experienced a cesarean or a vaginal delivery, there is a lot to consider as you settle into your own postpartum care and recovery. There is so much to learn about your new baby and your postpartum body, and it can be hard to know who to ask or where to turn for accurate information and advice. Here’s what you can do to stay comfortable and kick-start the healing process, right from day one.
Newborn babies should have their first doctor's appointment with their pediatrician within one to two days of coming home from the hospital, or within 24 hours of being born via home birth. Here's what you can expect at that first appointment.
Postpartum edema, or postpartum swelling, is caused by an excess amount of fluid remaining in the body tissue after childbirth.