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9 Tips for Recovering from a Vaginal Delivery
Help With Healing

Help With Healing

Expectant moms spend months preparing for the big day. One way to prepare is to learn what you can expect after a vaginal delivery. Mothers who have recently given birth know it’s an amazing experience that is also very difficult on your body. Although your body is designed to help heal itself from a vaginal delivery, you can use these tips to speed recovery and feel better faster.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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  1. 3 Ways to Help With Healing After a Vaginal Delivery. American Pregnancy Association. www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancyblog/2012/08/3-ways-to-help-with-healing-after-a-vaginal-delivery....
  2. Recovering from birth. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/recovering-from-birth.html.
  3. Your body after baby. The March of Dimes Foundation. www.marchofdimes.com/pregnancy/your-body-after-baby-the-first-6-weeks.aspx.
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