Post delivery the new mom is so hassled and tired looking after her newborn that she fails to provide enough care to herself. She suffers body ache, backache etc. Today we will address all the issues here.
It should be minimum 3 to 3.5 years after the first born because body takes that long to recover and get ready to nourish the second baby. Besides your first baby also will become neglected.
When you keep baby exclusively on breastfeed, this happens. Breastfeeding acts like a protection from getting pregnant soon again. If you have doubts then consult your gynaecologist.
It's not good to keep baby only on milk as she is 4 now. You have to work on it, find out what she likes and prepare that way. You need to feed her anyhow so that she gets proper nourishment.
Mashed potatoes, fruits, upma, roti soaked in dal water and khichdi etc. Make baby sit with you to have meals together.
It takes 3 to 5 days in some moms. The more you feed, the more milk will generate. Take good diet. Add shatavari powder to milk and have.
It feels so till 1 to 1.5 years. Don't worry, apply coconut oil.
Mashed boiled veggies, mashed dal rice, soups etc. Talk to your baby and play with her to keep her active and feel hungry.
No, your baby won't get these from you. You have to eat fibrous food, salads, veggies, leafy veggies, juicy fruits and take lots of water. Your baby who is on breastfeed now, will also benefit.
If it's a minor surgery and mother is not in a very painful state, she can feed baby.
During pregnancy a woman gains 8-12 kgs in 9 months. It takes time to get back to previous size. The more you breastfeed your baby, the more hormone will secret and help your uterus will shrink. Join postnatal classes, do yoga under guidance to regain your body shape and fitness.
You can start daily routine work. There's no harm. Keep feeding your baby which will help your uterus to shrink back. Start light exercises. Care for your baby.
Yoga, 30 minutes walk along with fibre rich food and liquid diet will help.
Don't worry. Consult a dermatologist.
Baby must be burped then after put to sleep.
Feed baby sitting straight. Take support of pillows. While getting up from sleeping position, turn to your side and get up. Avoid bending forward. Use a hot water bag. Use a stiff mattress. To avoid back pain, correct posture is very important. That's why a pregnant lady should attend prenatal and postnatal classes to learn these.
Kegel’s exercise is the best to strengthen pelvic area as it is most affected during pregnancy. You can also start lower body exercises and leg exercises.
Postnatal exercises are started immediately next day or as soon as pain has settled down. Kegles exercise and other joint relaxation exercises help reduce swelling. There are a lot many other exercises too.
If you are in a hot and humid location then coconut oil is a good choice.
Postnatal Care covers the health and well-being of the mom and baby with proper guidance on food and exercise. It aims rehabilitate the mother from stress.
You can eat everything that is made at home. Just avoid acidic food, chillies, oily and fatty foods, junk food and outside food.
You can start with light exercises, yoga and a 45 minutes walk daily. Take liquid food. Keep your portions small and frequent.
If your stitch is fresh then it can be so, especially while coughing and sneezing. You can use support belt available in the market.
Also read: 29 Things To Know About Your Newborn Baby