The days and weeks after giving birth is a challenging time for the mother, more so if she has had a C-section. This is because in addition to the responsibilities of handling an infant, she needs to also worry about her own after-care. Since C-section is very common, it is easy for us to forget this – but the fact remains that it is a major abdominal surgery and needs proper rest and care to heal fully. However, often times, mothers tend to de-prioritize their own care and give their 100% to the baby. This can have many repercussions on the mom’s body, including increased pain and blood clots.
Are you a mom who has recently undergone a C-section and struggling to take care of self while being pulled from all sides? Read on for 12 tips that you can handle yourself, thereby ensuring a proper recovery from your surgery.