It's over. The birth is over. Your baby is lying in your arms and you're probably counting his or her fingers and toes, examining your precious bundle from head to toe. Congratulations, you're now a mother.
After-pains, bloody discharge and constipation... the things that follow birth aren't exactly fun. But here are some explanations and consolations regarding your body after the birth.
Do you trickle a bit when you run or sneeze? Is jumping out of the question? Time to do those pelvic floor exercises!
Back home with your baby and a line of stitches on your belly. It hurts and you need to heal properly. Here are some tips on coping at home after a caesarean section.