Healing

Postpartum Compression Vs. Postpartum Shapewear

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Pregnant bodies shift and adapt to accommodate the precious little ones they are growing, and you’ll likely notice changes in how you stand, walk, and get around throughout the day. Learn about the postpartum compression and pregnancy support garments that can help you with your postpartum body. 

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Postpartum Recovery Primer: When Can I Start Bending after my C-section?

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 ​​C-section recovery is complex and unique to each person. That said, it’s still possible for new moms to return to their activities safely and comfortably after a C-section. Consider this your guide to everything you need to

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Exercises for Diastasis Recti Relief

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Given that persistent DRA is often blamed for postpartum concerns like low back pain, pelvic floor issues, and lingering frustrations with post-pregnancy body image, it’s no wonder that it has become one of the hottest topics in the postpartum-rehab world. Can we prevent it? Why does it resolve in some people and not in others? Can we restore core function after birth even if we have stubborn DRA? What core exercises or ab exercises can heal diastasis recti?

Let’s take a look at what we know about DRA, and what we can do to address it.

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Prepare to Meet Your Postpartum Pelvic Floor

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Childbirth is physically traumatic, even under the best circumstances. Talk to any mom you know, and you’ll find that going through postpartum recovery for the first time can come as a major shock. What if we knew more about what possibilities to expect and where to turn for support in our recovery? Would that knowledge make the whole experience less stressful and traumatic? 

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Eight Myths and Facts About the Pelvic Floor

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Most of us don’t know enough about the pelvic floor to decipher what pieces of advice & information are true, versus those that are not. Because this group of muscles is responsible for supporting our pelvic organs, stabilizing the pelvis & core, and is essential to our everyday lives, we pulled together the top myths heard by a Pelvic Floor Therapist and carefully debunked each one.

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Preparing for Postpartum? Lansinoh’s Birth Recovery Products Can Help

When new moms were surveyed, 90% said they would recommend other new moms spend more time preparing for their own recovery after giving birth. We hope to improve the postpartum experience by making sure moms have access to the best products and resources, like Lansinoh's new line of birth recovery products. 

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When to See Your Doctor After Childbirth

Some new parents seem to be back on their feet in no time at all after birth, while others require a longer rest period. And even though many first-time parents take childbirth classes, most don’t have a whole lot of information about what to expect regarding recovery during the postpartum period. There are some signs and symptoms that might seem “normal” during this postpartum adjustment period that may actually be related to more serious health concerns.

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C-Section Scar Care and Treatment Guide

Over 30% of births are cesarean deliveries. So even though they're fairly common and generally safe, unlike a vaginal delivery, they are still a major surgical procedure. Here are some tips on how to take care of your c-section incision and care for your scar. 

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Your Guide to Intimacy and Sex After Birth

Sex is a significant part of our intimate relationships, and you might be wondering how all of this works after having a baby. Will it hurt? Will I even want to? Will it feel different for my partner? What will happen to our relationship? Here's what you can expect, as well as some expert advice on intimacy and sex after birth. 

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How to Recover from a C-Section

Here's what you can expect following a cesarean section; including 5 tips for speeding up the recovery process and some guidelines for how to best take care of your body.

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