postpartum


7 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Recovering From Childbirth

Monday, August 13, 2018 By Candace Alnaji
7 Things You Should Never Say To A Woman Recovering From Childbirth | Baby Chick

Childbirth is one of the most monumental events of a woman’s life. It is physically, emotionally, and mentally exhausting even under the best of circumstances. When it’s over, the work doesn’t end there. In fact, it has only just begun, and it continues through an even more exhausting, challenging, and life altering phase: life with […]

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How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise

Saturday, August 11, 2018 By Nina Spears
How to Get Your Pre-Baby Body Back Besides Just Diet and Exercise | Baby Chick

Any woman who has given birth can tell you that the feeling of a squishy belly after several months of a firm belly feels a little weird. All of those months of your baby and uterus growing, your skin stretching, and your hips widening takes a toll on your body. Those first few days postpartum […]

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12 Postpartum Must-Haves: How to Have a Faster & Easier Recovery After Birth

Friday, August 3, 2018 By Nina Spears
12 Postpartum Must-Haves: How to Have a Faster & Easier Recovery After Birth | Baby Chick

All photos taken by Creative Clicks Photography As my due date approaches, I’m thinking more and more about what my labor and baby’s birth will be like. Luckily I am feeling pretty prepared and have all the things that I need. But something else that I need to prepare for is the postpartum recovery period. […]

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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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How to Make Postpartum Padsicles (Facebook Live)

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 By Nina Spears

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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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