postpartum


5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 By Hannah Crews
5 Tips to Take Care of Your Perineum Postpartum | Baby Chick

I remember when I had my first baby. And boy, do I remember how my downstairs felt afterwards. I tore pretty badly – I was terrified to walk, terrified to sit abruptly, and certainly terrified to pee and poop. Being that my poor vagina had gone through some serious trauma pushing out an actual human being, […]

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5 Postpartum Body Changes You May Not Expect

Sunday, July 15, 2018 By Jessica Tzikas
5 Postpartum Body Changes You May Not Expect | Baby Chick

When you are pregnant, your body is undergoing so many changes each day. It’s hard to keep up! But even after baby is born, the body continues to change and for many women. They may see permanent changes to their bodies and minds postpartum. If you are currently pregnant or recently given birth, you are […]

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What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression

Friday, July 6, 2018 By Giselle May
What You Can Learn from my Journey with Postpartum Depression | Baby Chick

Looking back at my journey into motherhood, I am amazed at just how unprepared I was for the mental battle that was to go with it. The accompanying life changes were so immense that I barely had time to notice that I was slipping into a state of postpartum depression. Over the 12 months since […]

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Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program

Thursday, June 21, 2018 By Ingrid Hanna
Why Every Mom Should Participate in a Postpartum Recovery Program | Baby Chick

Some might call me biased, but in my 15 years of providing physical therapy I have come to the conclusion that every mom should participate in a rehabilitation-based postpartum recovery program. Most moms experience musculoskeletal pain on a weekly (if not daily) basis and many of us assume that this is just a normal part […]

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The First 24-Hours of Baby’s Life

Saturday, June 9, 2018 By Nina Spears
baby's first 24 hours of life

.You have probably planned and prepared for what labor and pushing will be like, or maybe even a c-section for your birth. But not many people think about what they may expect once their little one comes into the world. Usually it’s a whirlwind of different tests, procedures, tons of swaddling, practicing breastfeeding and more. The first day of your […]

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Diastasis Recti: How to Identify Abdominal Separation After Pregnancy

Monday, May 14, 2018 By Kate Horney
Diastasis Recti | Baby Chick

What is Diastasis Recti? A diastasis recti is a separation of the abdominal muscles, what many refer to as the “six-pack” muscles. This separation occurs along the band of connective tissue that runs down the middle of the rectus abdominis. This band of tissue is called the linea alba, but we’re going to refer to […]

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7 Postpartum Skincare Questions and Answers

Thursday, April 12, 2018 By Chris Barry
7 Postpartum Skincare Questions and Answers | Baby Chick

Being pregnant causes your skin to undergo many unwanted changes. Unfortunately, these issues don’t just go away on their own once you’ve given birth. We’ve put together a list of the most common questions women have when dealing with postpartum skincare concerns. Here’s what you can do to restore your skin’s pre-pregnancy texture and tone. […]

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Fighting the Baby Blues

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 By Hannah Southerland
Fighting the Baby Blues | Baby Chick

Disclaimer: This is not an article about postpartum depression. I cannot speak to that experience, and offer you support and encouragement in finding the help and love you need to get you through. This is an article about fighting off a milder and more common form of postpartum emotions, baby blues. As I was rocking […]

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Why Every Mom Needs THIS Postpartum Underwear After Baby

Thursday, March 1, 2018 By Nina Spears
The Postpartum Product You Never Knew You NEEDED! | Baby Chick

Sponsored by: All photos by Creative Clicks Photography. It’s the Postpartum Product You Never Knew You Needed! If you’re like me, the clothes that you have in your closet pre-pregnancy probably aren’t the most ideal options that you want to wear after having a baby. Everything that I had in my wardrobe was fitted, petite and […]

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Understanding and Growing in Postpartum Sex After Baby

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 By Stacey Ramsower
Understanding and Growing in Postpartum Sex After Baby | Baby Chick

After baby, there are several factors that may inhibit a thriving postpartum sex life : fatigue hormone fluctuations physical healing sensory overload complex emotions Having a baby transforms a woman chemically, not just physically, and as such her threshold for excitement, satisfaction, and desire shifts. This change will alter the dynamics within the partnership and […]

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