A woman's body needs recovery after a severe and prolonged "work" such as pregnancy and childbirth. Recovery requires both physical and mental state of women because childbirth - is stressful
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That made a woman running out of energy stocks. Some women such recovery is easy, while others have to make some effort to it.
What happens to the body after childbirth
Births completed pregnancy during which the mother worked in emergency mode, providing vital processes of the mother and child. This affects primarily on the work of the heart, for it during pregnancy had twice the amount of blood pumped. This process is often accompanied by a stagnation of the blood to form an edema. Swelling of tissues occurred under the influence of female hormones that prepare the body for childbirth: the emergence of a large number of interstitial fluid contributed to the loosening of tissues of the birth canal, their rapid detection and smooth promotion of the fruit on them. Thus, by the end of pregnancy in the mother it accumulates in the form of edema a few liters of liquid.
But excess weight after giving birth - is not only a liquid, but also fat. The organism is actively putting off the fat, especially in the abdomen and thigh, in order to protect the child from injury. Some women who did not adhere to the recommendations of obstetrician-gynecologist Nutrition, greatly added weight, which causes extra strain on the heart and makes the problem worse.
Not immediately restored hormonal woman, who at the end of pregnancy, the placenta is fully guaranteed. Therefore, after removing it always low, which reduces the metabolic processes in the body and causes a variety of mental disorders.
During pregnancy, in varying degrees, affected almost all the internal organs, because the growing uterus compresses them, disrupting the blood supply. But first and foremost the restoration of the uterus is required - after giving birth, she stretched and increased in volume, the inner mucosa of traumatized her, moving away from her post-natal selection
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- Lochia. Traumatic childbirth in other segments of the birth canal: can be torn mucosa and muscles of the cervix, stretched muscles and ligaments of the pelvis, bones apart. All this requires a gradual recovery, which lasts about two months.
Immediately after birth,
The first few days after birth a woman exhausted as to give birth she has spent all his energy. Sometimes generations accompanied by more or less pronounced bleeding, which increases the state of weakness and impotence. At this time, the woman should lie down, since in addition to its weakness will disturb and pain in the lower abdomen: the uterus is gradually reduced, and it is quite painful. Contractions of the uterus helps frequent nursing baby to the breast.
During this period, when the woman's birth canal open and bleed, it is important not to make them the infection - the consequences can be very sad. To prevent this from happening, the woman should be regularly washed away if the birth canal was once injured, the wound should be treated - that is why a woman should first few days after birth be in the maternity ward.
After discharge from the hospital
House woman often can not afford to complete immobility, because the child needs attention and care. This is a difficult period, as the hormones have not yet recovered, and the woman continues to disturb weakness. The uterus is also not yet fully recovered, and pain (not as strong as in the early days), continue to disturb.
The objectives of this period - to help reduce the uterus (this woman should take medicines that help reduce it) and adjust the feeding of the child
Breastfeeding - a personal choice
. Child feeding on demand (hungry cry), correctly putting the breast (the child must grasp the nipple with the areola). If the child gets used properly capture the nipple, it will be constantly hungry, and the mother's nipples are injured.
Two weeks later, when increasing the motor activity of women (the child does not give her relax) gradually restored the function of internal organs and hormones. But the tissue of the birth canal is not yet fully recovered, so the woman must carefully observe good personal hygiene and not supercool (prevention of inflammatory processes). Physical activity in the first two months after birth are contra - reducing excess weight is best left for later. But a balanced diet and it does not hurt the child: from the food should be excluded fatty meats, sweets, pastries, smoked, spicy and fried foods.
After two months postpartum
Two months after childbirth can be gradually increased physical activity, doing gymnastics. In addition, two-child long enough can be outdoors and these trips have become a major tool for weight loss a mother, because their duration and intensity of the walk is easy to adjust. The deposition of fat in specific places (belly, thighs) can be reduced with the help of special exercises.
The combination of increasing exercise and a balanced diet will help a woman gradually lose weight and regain their physical health.
To the chest has not lost its shape, women should wear a tight bra made of natural fabric with wide straps holding the chest in the correct position.
But the most important thing for a woman after childbirth - a psychological climate in the family, it must first take care of the child's father.