Recovery

Giving birth is a major and sometimes traumatic event for your body, and all women need recovery time. Taking care of yourself and a brand new baby is the first challenge of motherhood.

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Take Care of You, Too

New parents often forget to take good care of themselves when there's a new kid in town. Check out a list of ideas for finding quiet time and accepting help from others.

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Postpartum Pain and Healing

After giving birth, it's common to feel pain and changes in your body and mood. Find out what physical and emotional symptoms you might experience and how to treat them.

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Is It Okay to Exercise?

Exercise can be great for your mind and body during the postpartum months. Get some guidelines on safely returning to working out after your baby arrives.

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Postpartum Diet

By eating a healthy diet after giving birth, you'll feel energized and empowered to lose the baby weight and care for your newborn. See what to include on your postpartum menu.

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