Ep 6: The Postpartum Period: When Everyone is Wearing a Diaper!


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In the final episode in our series on preparing for your birth, we go over how to prepare for the postpartum period and what to expect once your baby is outside of your body!

Here’s what we covered:

  • What’s normal and what’s not when it comes to postpartum bleeding
  • Perineal care, especially if you required stitches
  • The best natural and conventional methods to use for pain management
  • What a peri bottle is and why you need one
  • Postpartum belly issues and remedies including belly binding, abdominal massage, and getting your digestion back to normal
  • The different causes of pelvic pain and discomfort, and how to know if what you’re feeling is normal
  • All about mood disorders - both during and after pregnancy - and what to do about them
  • The ins and outs of breastfeeding and our favorite resources
  • What to expect from your newborn baby including breathing, bathing, umbilical cords, funky skin things, and more.

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