Health & Wellness Information

Health Tip: Get Some Rest After Giving Birth

2012-Sep-27

(HealthDay News) -- While the first weeks after your baby is born are exciting and full of happy moments, they're also exhausting. It's important to get as much rest as possible without pushing yourself too much.

The womenshealth.gov website offers these suggestions for new moms:

  • Stay focused on taking care of your new baby and yourself.
  • Allow plenty of time for rest and to sleep whenever you can.
  • Limit the number of visitors and the length of their visits.
  • Don't worry about making sure that your house looks perfect.
  • Don't push yourself to do too much.
  • Ask for help with house chores, errands, etc.
Copyright © 2012 http://www.healthday.com/. All rights reserved.

The information in this article, including reference materials, are provided to you solely for educational or research purposes. Information in reference materials, are not and should not be considered professional health care advice upon which you should rely. Health care information changes rapidly and consequently, information in this article may be out of date. Questions about personal health should always be referred to a physician or other health care professional.

Web Site Developed by Neptune Web, Inc.