Well-Deserved: 9 Tips & Treatments for Moms After Pregnancy

Treatments for moms

After giving birth, you experience a love you never imagined you were capable of. You start putting the well-being and happiness of your child ahead of yourself. This often leaves you feeling exhausted and needing well-deserved relaxation. Keep your self-love jar full to better serve your family. Here we talk about nine self-care tips and treatments for moms after pregnancy.


1. Make rest a priority

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New moms always seem to have their hands full with baby care and the never-ending house chores. Tiredness and sleep problems after having the baby are common.

Find pockets of time to rest when the baby sleeps or when a family or friend is around to babysit. Household chores can wait and your house does not always have to be insta-ready.

Prioritize your rest and sleep to rejuvenate your body and soul and enjoy the precious moments with your baby. The real game changer is to do your household chores while the baby is awake. So when he sleeps, you can too. 


2. Nourish your body


In keeping track of your baby’s feeding schedule, remember the nourishment that your body needs. Breastfeeding or not, your body requires a balanced diet consisting of all major food groups and micronutrients.

Keep yourself hydrated and include lean meat, dairy products, healthy fats, wholemeal carbs, and plenty of fruits and vegetables. These help prevent bone loss, replenish your micronutrient stores and increase your breast milk supply.


3. Strive for fitness -Treatments for Moms

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Aim to be fit by making a plan, setting realistic goals, and gradually working towards them. Start with gentle exercises like a daily walk, mild stretches, and pelvic floor exercises. Know that exercise needs vary between individuals

Listen to your body. With time, incorporate more intense workouts into your plan. Consider joining a fitness club for mothers or hiring a physical trainer. Keeping yourself fit and healthy improves your efficiency in all aspects of life.


4. Revamp your Hairstyle

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During pregnancy, the increased blood supply to the skin makes your hair healthier. After giving birth, the withdrawal of hormones causes the hair to become dry, brittle, and easy to fall. Visit the salon to get a refreshing haircut.

Consult a hairstylist for advice on hassle-free styling and care. Maintaining healthy hair and updating your hairstyle makes you feel beautiful. Plus, it’s a confidence booster.


5. Treat your Skin with a Hydra Facial – Treatments For Moms

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The hyperpigmentation and melasma of pregnancy are frustrating and seem to stick forever, even after giving birth. So maintain a consistent skincare routine of deep cleansing, moisturizing, and sun screening at day time.

Get a Hydra facial to diminish the hyperpigmentation and to gently resurface the skin. It’s a combination of cleansing, exfoliation, hydration, and antioxidant protection. This brings out your skin’s natural radiance and does wonders for your self-esteem.


6. Indulge in a spa experience

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Plan a trip to the spa once in a while to rejuvenate, relax and alleviate stress. Be pampered with massages, body treatments, and other services.

Massages help relieve muscle tension, reduce body aches, and promote a sense of peace and tranquillity. The release of serotonin and dopamine in your brain makes you a happier person. Unwind whenever your body and mind feel drained.


7. Consider a mommy makeover

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In this article, a mommy makeover involves surgeries focused on restoring your body form after the changes from pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding. Skin laxity, belly sagging and breasts drooping, and losing volume are common physical changes. Exercise and proper diet can help but not completely reverse the changes. 

For some mothers, these changes become troublesome, affecting their self-esteem negatively. They may consider these surgeries, but only after the recommended waiting period of at least 1-year post-birth and at least 6 months after stopping breastfeeding.


8. Revive intimacy with Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatments For Moms

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After giving birth, it’s common to experience the troublesome physical issues of vaginal dryness, vaginal laxity, perineal tearing, and perineal scarring. This makes sex undesirable and sometimes painful. For some mothers, these problems persist indefinitely.

Consider vaginal rejuvenation treatments intended to enhance sexual wellness and vaginal lubrication. Reviving intimacy in your relationship positively impacts your happiness and self-confidence.


9. Join in Activities That Bring You Joy

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Take some me time. Engage in activities that make you happy and calm. Immerse in your favorite hobbies, socialize with your friends, or take a romantic weekend getaway with your partner. This helps you maintain a sense of identity outside your role as a mother and is key to leading a balanced and content life.


In a nutshell

Amidst the responsibilities and busyness of motherhood, it’s important to care for and pamper yourself. Nourish your body, strive for fitness and indulge in treatments that make you look and feel beautiful. 

These tips and treatments enhance your well-being and renew your confidence to steer through the emotionally demanding phase. In effect, you can also take care of your family with love, strength, and happiness.

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About the Author

Dr. Jehan Ara is a highly qualified consultant obstetrician and gynecologist with a passion for writing and health education. She has more than 10 years of practical patient care experience and is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in a medical school. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Jehan is also a passionate writer and educator. She regularly writes articles and blog posts on women’s health. She is committed to helping women understand their bodies and make informed decisions about their health.

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