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Health Management Post Pregnancy

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I had to get a c-sec done as my pelvic bone was too narrow for the natural delivery, the doctor had said. I was so prepared mentally for the normal delivery that when the doctor said this to me, I did not know how I was going to prepare myself. All I knew at that moment was that I had to get the c-sec done to help my baby out. Once the delivery was made and I had my son by my side, I was completely blank as to how to bring my body back to its normal shape. All the thoughts of making my baby comfortable kept my mind busy and I completely forgot about it. It took me some time to keep a check on my body to ensure that I don’t become overweight. These are the few things that could keep your weight in check and promote my health in a better direction. You can add them to your routine to help you maintain your health. Check them out.

Things to Manage your Health Post-Pregnancy

Fenugreek Seed Water

Fenugreek seeds are known to be women’s best friends. It is proven scientifically that the bones weaken after pregnancy and later, without a proper diet. Once you feel a bit recovered, you can start taking fenugreek seed water. For this, you need to soak one tablespoon of fenugreek seeds in a glass of water overnight. Early morning, empty stomach you need to drink that. This is known to be a powerhouse of a lot of properties. It relieves back pain, enhances the health of your uterus, helps lift it, and cleans any vaginal issues. 

Carom Seeds

Carom seeds are said to be man’s best friend, and because it has certain properties that can help you relieve the gas problems instantly. It is also very helpful in getting rid of the bloating problem in men and women both. If you have delivered a baby, you would know how difficult it is to maintain healthy digestion. But this my friend, is a great remedy to all your gastric problems. Simply take a teaspoon of ajwain or carom seeds that are easily available in Indian households and in a glass of water bring it to boil. Let it boil on medium flame for 5 minutes or so. When it's lukewarm, drink it like tea. This is a great alternative to tea and keeps your tummy in good shape, post-pregnancy.

Light Food

Health is often reflected in the food that we take and the way we eat it. This has been mentioned in our ancient texts but how many of us follow it? Post-pregnancy, you need to eat something light and easily digestible. As your body has undergone a drastic change, your body needs time to recuperate. The better your food, the faster your recovery will be. Keeping this in mind will help a lot.

Yoga

Today everyone is talking about the benefits of yoga. Unluckily some mothers may not know about it, or may not have enough knowledge to get started. Yoga is also about simply breathing in and out in a correct way. You can sit and do deep breathing while sitting for 5-10 minutes every day and that will help in proper blood circulation. If you don’t know much, don’t do it. Doing it the wrong way can be more harmful than doing nothing.

Conclusion

Now you know what I didn’t know after going through a tough pregnancy. You can follow these tips to manage your health post-pregnancy. It's normal to be conscious about your weight but you need to be healthy to ensure that your baby gets healthy food. So, take care of your health and make sure that you and your baby have a healthy lifestyle.

 

Priya is a freelance writer for 5 years and a mom of 2 year old. She has been working towards making new mothers' lives easier and happening. 
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