So it’s been a few weeks since you delivered and you’re just about getting a hang of managing your baby’s feed time, understanding latching techniques etc. But in the middle of all the frenzy, do you find yourself feeling unusually warm, or waking up at night drenched in sweat? Maybe you find yourself sweating just sitting on the couch. Don’t worry, during the postpartum period, it really is normal to sweat like you have just had an intense cardio workout. Night sweats are also extremely common.
WHY DOES IT HAPPEN?
During pregnancy your body forms extra fluids to nourish the baby and now the postpartum hormones will kick in and ensure that the extra fluids which are no longer needed are removed from your system. The sweating will be fairly excessive in the first few days but will gradually reduce to normal as the hormones balance themselves.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
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