Tag: Postnatal Care

  • 5 Ways to Rekindle Love in Your Relationship After Child Birth

    5 Ways to Rekindle Love in Your Relationship After Child Birth

    Some couples choose to have a baby to celebrate their stability or to strengthen their relationship. They think that a baby will bring them closer together, and that life after childbirth will be a time of tenderness, intimacy, and maturity. However, having a baby is a stressful experience that challenges even the best of relationships. First-time parents face role changes, lifestyle adjustments, and financial difficulties. Experienced parents have additional demands from their previous children. More couples today are seeking relationship counseling after having a baby than ever before. This does not necessarily mean that the stresses are greater now than

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  • 10 Items In  Hospital Bag For Pregnant Mothers.

    10 Items In Hospital Bag For Pregnant Mothers.

    A hospital bag is one that every family should behave handy, it’s more important for couples and families that are expecting a new baby soon. Expectant mothers are expected to have a preparedness plan for the time when the baby is about to pop. At a bare minimum mothers are expected to have a mama kit which includes the material that mothers use in the labor ward. Most of the things in the mama kit are single-use and are only for the mother and the health workers who are helping a mother in giving birth. On top of the mama

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  • Can You Drink Alcohol While Breastfeeding?

    Like many new moms, you may wonder if it’s okay to drink alcohol while breastfeeding your little one.

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  • 5 Ways to Increase Chances of a Safe Delivery for Mothers[Part 2]

    For this article we shall continue with part 2 of 5 ways to increase chances of a safe delivery for mothers, this follows from part 1 of the series. 3. Screen for bleeding disorder. Check for high blood pressure as this multiplies bleeding rate hence reducing the survival rates of the mother, ensure you keep track of your blood pressure every time you visit a health worker  or during the antenatal visits. Also if you are planning to deliver from a hospital other than the one you’re taking your antenatal classes from, please alert them of your medical conditions Bleeding disorders

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  • 10 Things Women Experience During Pregnancy And Don’t Tell

    All women  dream about having a baby, and the day arrives when she is finally able to pee on a stick. The pregnancy test turns positive, and she can’t wait to share the news with the world. Once people know, they begin to fill your head with information. Stories about their experiences with morning sickness, when they first felt the baby move, their pregnancy cravings, and their detailed birth story are tossed at you left and right. Those stories fill you with hope and excitement of how your own nine month journey will turn out. However, there are certain things that pregnant women

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  • Emotional Care After A Cesarean Birth For Mothers

    As much as there is need for physical care for mothers after birth, special attention has to be paid to the emotional care for mother, today we give your tips on emotional care for mothers after cesarean birth Emotional Care After A Cesarean: Take additional time daily to sit and bond with your baby If you are having a hard time with breastfeeding after the cesarean delivery, contact a lactation consultant for direction and support. Understand that you might need to take time to decompress emotionally after the surgery, especially if the procedure involved an emergency. To help deal with any negative

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