Breastfeeding releases a hormone called oxytocin that helps the uterus contract. Oxytocin makes the breast muscles contract and helps them release milk.
Spending skin to skin time with your newborn baby also releases the ‘love’ hormone (oxytocin) which helps the uterus contract.
Think of belly wrapping as casting when you have broken legs. It helps support the internal organs and fasten the healing process.
Though it's uncomfortable, fundal massage or uterus massage helps in uterine involution and also helps relieve after birth pains, and reduce postpartum bleeding.
When I say mild, I mean walking and not any strenuous exercise. Walking helps empty your bladder, or pas gas off your tummy, which gives more space for the uterus to contract.
Red Rasperry tea is known as the women’s herb for all the amazing benefits it has for women. In the postpartum period, the tea helps in toning the uterus and reduce the bleeding.
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