Category: Health

What to Expect After a C-Section: 4 Tips to Improve Your Recovery

Health Postpartum

What to Expect After a C-Section: 4 Tips to Improve Your Recovery

Having a C-section, or cesarean delivery, can take a toll on your body. This type of childbirth method is considered major surgery, so you can expect to need plenty of time to recover. Keep in mind that healing from a C-section takes longer than recovering from a vaginal birth. Your doctor will provide you with detailed… Continue reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Postpartum Recovery After a Vaginal Delivery

Health Postpartum

5 Ways to Improve Your Postpartum Recovery After a Vaginal Delivery

When you give birth via vaginal delivery rather than a C-section, you’re not undergoing major surgery but your body will still need several weeks to heal. In fact, you might have to limit your activities for at least 6 weeks after delivery unless your doctor tells you otherwise. As you adjust to caring for a… Continue reading

4 Ways To Stay Hydrated While Suffering From Morning Sickness

Health Pregnancy

4 Ways To Stay Hydrated While Suffering From Morning Sickness

As morning sickness keeps your appetite at an all-time low, your risk of becoming dehydrated increases with each hour you go without food and water. Since morning sickness typically continues through the 14th week of pregnancy, it is impossible to wait out the nausea and catch up on fluids later. As you become dehydrated, you… Continue reading

Health

10 amazing health benefits of coconut oil during pregnancy

Ladies, please meet your new bestie, coconut oil:  You’ve been drinking coconut water, you’ve been eating coconut chips, you’ve been slathering on coconut-infused moisturizers for years, but did you realize there’s another part of this incredible nut that may hold more benefits than all of the above combined?   In case that opening statement didn’t… Continue reading