After all the anticipation of pregnancy and the joy associated with childbirth, many new mothers often find themselves unprepared - emotionally and physically - for what comes next. If you are: curious of how you'll feel after your baby is delivered, not sure of how to care for your body after a C-section, unsure of how to adjust to motherhood, or suffering from postpartum depression, you're not alone.
If you're concerned about post-delivery complications or whether you'll need outside help during this sensitive time, this handy guide answers all of your questions and helps you take those first steps to getting back on track.
From getting enough sleep and getting back in shape to answering all of your financial and health-care concerns - The Everything Health Guide to Postpartum Care offers expert, reassuring information on:
Your hospital stay and post-delivery complications
Sex after delivery
Work after birth
Breast, skin, and hair care
Written by a health writer and mother of four and reviewed by a certified midwife and registered nurse, The Everything Health Guide to Postpartum Care helps you feel and look your best after delivery.