You can't help but marvel at all your body has endured in the past nine months. Now that the pregnancy is (finally) over, you've been rewarded with a living, breathing wonder -- and a new title: Mom. Coming to terms with your new role, while learning how to care for your baby, can be overwhelming for any woman.
Like just about everything else in your life, your body faces significant changes in the weeks and months following your baby's birth. In this postpartum period, which begins immediately after delivery, your body will heal from childbirth, rebuild its strength and begin to regain its pre-pregnancy shape.
The more you know about what to expect, the better prepared you'll be to cope with the physical and emotional changes that come post-pregnancy.
Women may experience a wide range of postpartum problems, some more serious than others and each with its own symptoms. Some of the more common problems include:
Causes and Treatment
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