Q&A: For those of you who didn’t get your period back until you completely stopped breastfeeding, how long after you stopped did your period return?
Q&A: Wondering if anyone has had any experience with abdominal separation? I gave birth 9 weeks ago and wanted to know how long it took for them to go back together?
Q&A: I was wanting information on belly bands/shapers to help hey stomach muscles etc back into shape after giving birth. Wondering what brands other people used, how they work, pros and cons, how much they cost, and if they worked well for you.
Q&A: My friend has just gone through a 23 hour labour resulting in an emergency Cesarean. Her n bub are fine. I’ve never had a c-section so I don’t know what advice to give her about healing and in general getting back to normal everyday life, can anyone give me some advice to give her?
The 4th Trimester is the name given to the first three months of a new baby’s life. It refers to the idea that in many ways a newborn human baby is not ready for the world. Thinking of a new baby still as a foetus and treating them as such, has it’s benefits.
Are you planning to have another baby this year? Have you got your Pre Pregnancy shape back from your last pregnancy? If you still have your post baby tummy then your stomach muscles may have not healed from your previous pregnancy. This means you could possibly have a diastasis. And you need to act now.
Lorraine from Pregnancyexercise.co.nz provides a day-by-day explanation of how to give your body the best start to recovering and getting back to ‘normal’ after giving birth.
If you want your abdominal muscles to recover from a pregnancy and get a flat tummy within 6 months of having your baby you must not do.