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When you have a new baby, it can be easy to put your own needs aside. But you need care, too.  

You and your body have been through a lot. Here's some advice to help you heal.

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Your Body After Pregnancy

Your Body After Pregnancy

August 14, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having a baby not only changes your life - it can transform your body, too. Remember there are two people to be cared for - your baby and you.
Alcohol and Smoking After Pregnancy

Alcohol and Smoking After Pregnancy

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Drinking and smoking aren't just harmful when you're pregnant - they can affect your baby's health, too.
Physical Activity and Breastfeeding

Physical Activity and Breastfeeding

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Physical activity is healthy after giving birth, as long as you don't overdo it. And don't worry - it won't cause any problems with breastfeeding.
Help With Urination After Giving Birth

Help With Urination After Giving Birth

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

For the first while after giving birth it may be difficult to pee. You may also find it hard to tell when your bladder's full.
Managing Bowel Movements After Pregnancy

Managing Bowel Movements After Pregnancy

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Women who have delivered a baby vaginally will tell you that, after the birth, one of the most daunting "firsts" was anticipating their first bowel movement.
Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Pregnancy

Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Pregnancy

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Weight gain during pregnancy is healthy and normal, but you may feel heavy after the baby's born.
Strengthening your pelvis after birth with Kegel exercises

Strengthening Your Pelvis After Birth (Kegel Exercises)

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Kegel exercises help to strengthen the vaginal and perineal area. These muscles support your baby while you're pregnant.
Vaginal Care After Giving Birth

Vaginal Care After Giving Birth

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

After giving birth, the area around your vagina needs special care. Here's some advice on coping with discomfort, bleeding and other related issues.

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