Here is a fun and practical packing list with the do’s and don’ts of packing for your birth. Remember your birthplace is unique but these are universal guidelines to make this tradition easier for you.
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.
Having twins or triplets will be one of the most intense experiences of your life. There will be so much wonder, love, and pride. Yes, there will be difficult days full of exhaustion and anxiety, but there will be double the smiles and laughter.
Other than breastfeeding questions, one of the questions I am most often asked at a postpartum visit is, “How do I get this tape residue off?”