Every woman who gives birth will deal with postpartum recovery. Despite the universal nature of this time in our lives, we seem reluctant to talk about the realities of what happens and what we need to be more comfortable. Here are a few items and tips that you won’t regret preparing before the birth of your baby.
Pads and Diapers
Of course you need some kind of diaper for your baby, but unbeknownst to most women is how helpful grown up diapers are for mom. Women lose blood immediately after birth and it continues on for weeks. The time and heaviness of postpartum blood loss (or lochia) varies from one woman to the next and is often heaviest with the first baby. Read more