cesarean recovery

How to Recover from a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 3

How to Recover from a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 3

Let's talk about what to expect post Cesarean Birth/ C-Section.  Today we are going to talk about what to expect once the baby is born, what to expect in the  recovery (PACU) room after the cesarean birth and what happens when you get in the postpartum room.  I will also provide tips on how to deal with the pain as well as how to help yourself.  And most importantly... how to help your baby build a healthy Microbiome.

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 2

How to PrepareFor a Cesarean Birth / C-Section, Part 2

Welcome back!  Last post on how to prepare for a cesarean birth we talked about what a cesarean birth is, what an elected c-section is, reasons for a cesarean birth and the risks to both mom and baby.  Now we are going to dive into the exactly how to prepare for one and what you might experience. 

Postpartum Recovery: Moms' Secrets To Making It Easier

Q & A time!  I’m 35 weeks pregnant and would like to know… What are the recovery must haves for a mom who just gave birth? Cesarean or a Vaginal birth. I wanna be prepared so I can make my postpartum recovery as easy as possible!  Great Question!  Because this is such an awesome question I decided to ask a bunch of experienced moms their must have list and here is what they had to say!  

Ultimate Love Yourself Postpartum Wellness Kit

Ultimate Love Yourself Postpartum Wellness Kit

In honor of my client who just gave birth to a healthy baby boy, I dedicate this blog to her.  Aaaaaaand, I’m glad you're checking this out cause it’s so important.  So many expecting moms are crazy focused on getting ready for the baby, the birth and hospital visit etc., that they totally forget or aren’t aware that they’ll need a postpartum wellness kit for themselves.  Having your personal postpartum wellness kit ready after the birth is something you’ll be glad you have.

Pregnancy Tips For Weeks 38 – 40+

Pregnancy Tips For  Weeks 38 – 40+

38 weeks is considered full-term so you are definitely in the home stretch!  I hope your bags are packed for the hospital and ready to go.  At this point, you will be going through all kinds of emotions.  You’re more than likely tired of being pregnant.  Probably having some anxiety about labor.  Excited to meet your new baby.  Some mothers crave solitude.   You may be more sensitive.  You might be worried that everything isn’t perfectly ready at home for the arrival of the baby.  You may feel tired and you may have trouble getting comfortable.  You may feel new pelvic pressure, feeling different kicks and have general aches and pain.  Don’t freak if you begin to lose a 1-2 lbs.  It’s normal...