No one told us to be prepared for urinary incontinence, painful sex, pelvic organ prolapse, and other symptoms women experience in the postpartum period. All of which are common, but NOT normal and should not be ignored (especially if you are beyond your initial 6 week healing time). Here are 5 tips new (or seasoned) mothers can do to make sure you're healing properly in postpartum.
You spend 9 months prepping and learning how to care for your baby, but soon after delivering we realized there was a MAJOR miss in our mom-to-be crash courses and we neglected to read up on caring for a very important person: OURSELVES. These are the things we wish we would have done!
For all our pregnant mamas and breastfeeding warriors out there, we wanted to offer some guidance and resources around breastfeeding best practices in relation to covid-19. In a perfect world breastfeeding would be an easy, natural process free from tears, chaffed nipples and a global pandemic. Yet here we are and you’ve got some issues with it all. We hear you. We do too.
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