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The dos and don’ts after giving birth

You have just given birth and the excitement of being a mother is seeping into you. With this new explosion of energy, you can turn two ways. Either get home feeling extremely exhausted and sleep the days away, or go nuts with a new found energy.

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If you are on the verge to commit the latter, let us help! Here’s a list of the dos and don’ts after giving birth.

Do rest and get more rest

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Nursing affects the hormones and thus would leave you exhausted. There is no such thing as too much rest for a mother who has just given birth. Try and master the art of catnapping. This will be extra beneficial when you need to wake up in the middle of the night and feed baby.

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So, there you have it — some dos and don’ts after giving birth that you should be aware of for the first 40 days. Enjoy the arrival of your little one and rest well!

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