The first 3 months after childbirth are known as the 4th trimester, and for good reason. Your body goes through so much with childbirth, and focusing on postpartum recovery is incredibly important for your health too.
Postpartum recovery comes in many forms. If you’re looking for resources about healing your body and mind postpartum, check out some of our postpartum recovery resources below.
Postpartum Recovery for New Mamas
- The #1 Postpartum Recovery Item: A Postpartum CorsetPostpartum recovery can be tough, but a postpartum corset can help! A postpartum corset (also known as a postpartum girdle) is a compression garment that fits snugly around the abdomen, providing instant support and relief after childbirth. Read on for the pros and cons of using a postpartum corset as well as my personal experience using one after two pregnancies.
- How to Clear a Clogged Milk Duct with a HaakaaBlocked milk ducts can be not only super frustrating, but painful. If not cleared, a clogged milk duct can turn into mastitis or a breast infection. The good news it that most women can treat a blocked duct at home! Read on to learn how to clear a clogged milk duct with the Haakaa Breast Pump.
- How to Use Vibration, Like an Electric Toothbrush for a Clogged Milk DuctIf you’re a breastfeeding mama, there’s a good chance you’ll deal with a blocked or clogged milk duct. They’re one of the most common problems during breastfeeding, and while they can be uncomfortable (and even a little painful), don’t panic! Using vibration, like an electric toothbrush for a clogged milk duct, is one of the many things that can help.
- 5 New Mom Self Care HacksThere is no better blessing in life than becoming a brand new mom. But what happens when you realize you feel burnt out, or overwhelmed, or just plain exhausted? Read on for 5 new mom self care hacks to help you feel like yourself again.
- Perinatal Depression and AnxietyTypically, one in five women will experience a perinatal mood disorder in their journey to and through motherhood. Unfortunately, the year 2020 has been anything but typical, aggravating already high levels of social/emotional stress, especially postpartum moms. If you’re struggling, you’re not alone! Read on for details on what is PPD/PPA and what how to get help.