Recovery after a cesarean birth is different than vaginal birth recovery. Although the cesarean may have been necessary, it still is major abdominal surgery. You will need to limit your activities and follow your providers instructions fully. The recovery process after a cesarean usually takes 4-6 weeks and for some much longer.
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Women have been relying on herbal remedies to support fertility for many, many years. In fact, there were entire books devoted to the use of herbal remedies that Colonial women relied on in the 1600-1700’s. A quick Google search will show that alternatives to traditional medicine are touted to treat anything from cancer, heartburn, low sex drive or even asthma. Herbal remedies promising to treat or improve fertility in both men and women are also popular. This is especially true as the costs of fertility treatments continues to rise.
There are several things parents can do to minimize the stress of a newborn. By preparing the family, you can help your child adjust to necessary change even before you bring the baby home. Siblings can become excited, prepared and welcoming with these simple steps.