Regardless of your birth experience, your postpartum recovery can be a tough time. There will be pain to some degree and simple things you may have taken for granted (like taking a pee) will seem really daunting.Read More
Perineal care… Why is it so important?
Before Pregnancy and childbirth it’s unlikely that you had casual conversations or much interest in your perineum. In fact, you may have no idea what it is until now…Read More
It’s amazing how much time we tend to spend preparing for baby to arrive…at least we did, but neither of us actually gave much thought to what the days following birth would be like and felt rather unprepared and ill-equipped to deal with the recovery period.Read More
Preparing for Recovery after Labor? Soothe your lady bits with these easy padsicles.
A padsicle is essentially a homemade cold pack - it is a frozen maternity pad that you put on your lady bits to help soothe the pain and irritation you experience after birth.Read More
At first, the thought of peeing or doing a poo can be a bit frightening. Squirting warm water over the perineum during urination may ease the pain by diluting urine which can often sting in the immediate days after giving birth.Read More