From the moment we find out we’re pregnant we spend time planning for the coming months. We plan for our body growing, make plans for how we will deal with some of the likely symptoms, get the key things ready for the baby and read up on what to expect during birth.
One area for me when I was expecting was preparing for how to take care of me after birth. I read about what to expect during labor and delivery but didn’t really focus any time on what to do after and what to expect so I was caught a bit off guard.
There are some key ways you can focus on taking care of you after birth and the more you know beforehand, the better prepared you will be for that time.
Click through for 9 after-delivery care tips for a vaginal birth:
related: After c-section care tips
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