1 Sep 2022 | 4 min Read
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A c-section delivery can affect a mum’s mental and physical health. Hence, to speed up the recovery process and heal from the birthing experience, mums can try different wellness and lifestyle methods to get through this period and regain their body confidence. Here are some tips.
The c-section scar, cramps, and other issues after a c-section delivery can take about four to six weeks to heal. More than the physical appearance, it is important that the mum heals mentally for her overall well-being. The process of healing after a c-section procedure, is crucial and there can be other underlying health issues as well which can prolong the healing process. Hence, new mums can try these ways to cope with issues related to post-c-section delivery.
Giving birth needs a mum to take extra care while healing. Try these tips:
Not just during the c-section procedure, but your body will continue to undergo physical changes even after giving birth. Some changes you might experience are:
While some of these conditions like cramps and lochia, will normally go away on their own; there are treatments for some of the others.
Here’s what you can try-
A c-section delivery can be a traumatic birth experience for those mums who were not prepared for it. If you feel sad and your mood seems to be constantly low, and if you get thoughts of hurting your baby or yourself, talk to your doctor.
You must also avoid comparing your c-section delivery experience with others. Remember that every person’s experience with childbirth and c-section is different. Focus on your healing and give your body the time it needs to get back to normal for you.
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