Diastasis Recti

Posted on: August 8, 2022 | Body, Community, education, Health, Information, Las Vegas, Postpartum, Pregnancy

The fupa. The mom-pooch. The mummy tummy. These are all different ways society identifies diastasis recti. This common yet dissatisfying lingering effect of pregnancy and postpartum plays with one’s mental, emotional, and physical mentality. Looking pregnant long after baby has been welcomed into the world; the struggles to “get that body back”, which is taking longer than it used to. But alas! There are ways to have that belly back . . .

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Postpartum Bleeding

Posted on: July 18, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Health, Information, Postpartum

A baby is born, and the body’s job of recovery begins. Whether one has had a cesarean birth or vaginal birth, there will be blood. The bleeding that occurs after having a baby is postpartum bleeding and is a sign that the body is working to recover naturally.  What to Expect Postpartum Bleeding to Look Like Lochia is a mixture of blood and uterine lining (tissue) that is expelled in . . .

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Birth Afterpains

Posted on: July 4, 2022 | Uncategorized

The nurse came in mentioning a check to the uterus and fundal massage. What she failed to mention was that this “massage” was anything but. As the polite nurse pulled back the curtain to observe privacy, she smiled apologetically and began pressing on the top of my abdomen with a force that felt like I was giving birth all over again. These birth afterpains were no joke. “I’ll be back . . .

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Recovering From a Cesarean Birth

Posted on: June 20, 2022 | birth, Body, education, Famillies, Health, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Postpartum

You did it! Congratulations and Welcome Baby! Now it’s time to focus on YOU! I hear you. You just had a baby and now have to tend to a baby. But wait a moment! if YOU are not recovering well, YOU won’t be able to care for the baby’s needs. So yes…YOU are important and recovering from a cesarean birth brings different recovery methods than that of a vaginal delivery. . . .

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Postpartum Nutrition

Posted on: June 6, 2022 | Body, education, Health, Information, Meals, Postpartum

Finding the time to eat in postpartum can be another notch of a struggle to the realm. When do I sleep? How do I clean? When do I shower? When do I eat?! While when and how often one eats makes a difference, its’ WHAT we eat in the postpartum that can help or hinder the postpartum recovery. What passes or lips, can shape up the days ahead. Postpartum nutrition . . .

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