Physical recovery after birth
What can you expect at your six week postnatal check-up? Find out more about the checks you will receive post pregnancy to see if you are recovering well after giving birth.
Whether you’re feeling ready again or can’t think of anything less appealing than having sex right now, it’s good to know your contraceptive options. Here are the facts about contraception after giving birth.
Find out how you can get access to your medical records and maternity notes, covering the care you received during pregnancy, birth and postnatally and how much it will cost.
It may be one of the few things you haven’t discussed with friends about what happens after the birth. Here’s an honest, clear account of what you can expect with bleeding after birth.
Learn about postnatal exercise including when you can start exercise after pregnancy with examples of safe, low impact ways of maintaining fitness after giving birth.
Having an episiotomy or suffering a tear during childbirth is common. Find out what the difference is between the two as well as the types of episiotomy and tears you might experience.
After you’ve given birth, you will continue to lose some blood, which usually lasts for two-to-six weeks. This article discusses why and what factors might affect your blood loss.