At Natividad, we strive for excellence in your postpartum care and preparation, so your family can leave with the education, knowledge and confidence to give your infant the best care possible. Make time for yourself every day, even for a few minutes. Scroll to top of page.
Try to nap when your baby is napping. Fluids about 8 glasses or more per day are important to replace blood lost during childbirth and to avoid constipation. Protect the ears of your child by keeping the music level low.
This will put a strain on your stitches or episiotomy. Eat healthy. All children under 8, regardless of weight, must travel in a child restraint or car seat. Men experience lifestyle changes which can influence their sex drive after their partner gives birth.
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If bleeding increases with activity, you may need to rest. Shift your position frequently while nursing or feeding your baby. Back to Health A to Z. Current recommendations are that women need only wait two weeks to resume sexual activity.
Page last reviewed: 6 January Next review due: 6 January Natividad is a Baby-Friendly Hospital, which means we value and support breastfeeding. Or so I thought. A woman may prefer to start on top, so that she can control the intensity of penetration.