With so much emphasis on women's health during pregnancy, there is less talk about the first three months postpartum or the fourth trimester. Many women feel unprepared for the changes they go through mentally, physically, and emotionally after giving birth. New moms are extremely focused on their baby, and less focused on themselves. Therefore, if you need some tips on how to deal with the fourth trimester, check out this article from the nytimes
and heed the tips below.
- stock up on supplies for yourself
- find a physical therapist
- evaluate your core
- ask for breastfeeding support
- sleep as much as you can