Postpartum: That emotionally turbulent and physically demanding period that follows the birth of your perfect little bub. Most Mamas spend their pregnancy preparing for the birth, the big show, the grand entry of your little one into this world! Throughout pregnancy people ask you if you are scared or how to you feel about giving birth. Will you have an epidural or go drug free? Scheduled C-section? Have you been doing your prenatal yoga? So much focus is put on the birth that many women are completely blind sighted with the realities of their postpartum recovery.
So what actually happens postpartum? Here are some things that you can expect in the first 6-8 weeks postpartum: