Following a cesarean [ or vaginal ] birth, mama + babe have been given a LOT of antibiotics + pain medications so the gut has been wiped of helpful bacteria essential to digestion. Some women may have painful bloating, constipation or generally poor digestion following a c-section!
Here are our favorite nutritional support options:
- PROBIOTIC [ support gut health + prevent yeast overgrowth / "thrush" ]
Rehabbing a c-section scare can seem scary, and we are here to re-assure you that it is OKAY! Once the scar is fully closed + healed, we can start to think about ways to help further support the healing process + minimize the amount of scar tissue.
1. Acupuncture [ to help further heal your scar ]:
The pelvic floor plays a large roll in recovery post c-section! Even though babe was delivered via cesarean section, the pelvic floor went through many of the same changes and involvement as a vaginal delivery.
The pelvic floor is responsible for supporting the floor of the pelvis + your growing babe! Read our latest blog on pelvic floor + the postpartum lower body listed below :
- adjustments [ sacrum + pubic bone attachments to pelvic floor muscles ]