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Postpartum: ways to start appreciating your body

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After childbirth, when you've brought your baby into the world, hormonal changes might take away the joy of having a cute little new addition to your family. While the changes are natural they may have an emotional and mental impact on you. To deal with these emotions, you must first accept your changing post-partum body then embrace it and treat it like you would someone you care about. To put it another way, you must love yourself.

Your body will undergo significant visible and internal changes throughout the postpartum period. Taking care of exterior difficulties first may show to be a simple approach to boost your self-esteem.

Here are ways to start loving your postpartum self

1 Post-pregnancy hair and skincare

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Hormonal changes can have an impact on your hair and skin health throughout pregnancy and after delivery. As a result, having a skin and hair routine that works for you is important. Use a light shampoo to clean your scalp, oil and condition your hair to strengthen it, and moisturize your skin to nourish it and give it a healthy glow.

2 Rest and Recovery

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Depending on the sort of delivery you had your body will take weeks or months to fully recover from pregnancy and childbirth. You are advised to sleep when your baby is sleeping in other to get enough rest.

3 Manage stress

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After childbirth, stress is unavoidable, and like many other new parents, you may be frustrated by a lot of thoughts, some of which are confused, flooding your head and causing stress. You should consider several hobbies that help you relax and engage in them as frequently as possible.

4 Physical activities

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You can start exercising to enhance muscle strength and boost your confidence once you've established a routine with your diet and sleep schedule. Light yoga and gentle post-natal stretches are excellent strategies to strengthen core muscles and relieve back and lower body pain.

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