What does faster C-section recovery after pregnancy mean? It can mean different things to different people at different stages of their post-partum recovery which is why it is important to adopt a holistic perspective that addresses all factors that can speed up C-section recovery and assist in returning new mothers to optimal health.
We spend so much time preparing ourselves for birth, we often don’t give much thought to what happens after our baby is born. Here are six things we think you really should know about.
Many women want a natural birth – or at least as natural as possible. But what you might consider a ‘natural’ birth might be very different to what your doctor, friend or sister might consider a natural birth. Here are some key points you might want to consider.
There is A LOT of confusing information out there about what you can, can’t, should and shouldn’t do when returning to exercise after having a baby. We learn about five of the most common mistakes new mums make when returning to exercise post-birth.
While you’re pregnant, your body protects and nurtures your baby. You can provide the essential nutrients your baby needs by eating the right foods throughout your pregnancy and while you're trying to conceive. Don’t forget that what you eat today can affect your baby’s health tomorrow.
Omega 3 is one of the most important nutrients that we should be focusing on during pregnancy. Omega 3 is essential for the development of your baby’s eyes and brain, and a lack of omega 3 is believed to increase the risk of post-natal depression.
One group that benefits almost immediately when stepping into a float tank are pregnant women. Experiencing a near-zero gravity environment to stress relief, improved sleep, managing leg cramps, and finding a deepened emotional connection to their child, mums-to-be find tremendous benefits from float tanks!
There are things you can do to prepare your core, pelvis and pelvic floor for childbirth. And whether your baby is delivered by c-section or vaginally, your pelvis and your body need a little extra love to recover and repair. Here are five pro tips.