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How to Fight Postpartum Fatigue Seek Rest and Comfort. You’ve probably been told to nap when the baby naps. It’s common advice because it is true. When Get Help. Enlist the aid of your partner, friends, and family to take on housework, laundry, cooking, and caring for Let the Housework Go.
If. Stay hydrated. Dehydration can feel like fatigue. A good rule of thumb for nursing mothers is to drink a glass of water for every feeding. Limit sugary drinks, which may add calories but no nutrition.
Your body is healing. If you’re breastfeeding, your body is also working to produce enough calories to nourish your baby. Help your body Continue Taking Your Prenatals. During the postpartum period your body needs external resources to recover and stay on a Stick To A Healthy Well-Balanced Diet. A healthy diet will be good both for you and your baby.
It will improve your milk Drink Enough Water. If you breastfeed. Fatigue is normal, but being overly tired may signal postpartum depression or physical conditions such as anemia.
Call your doctor if you feel tired, sad or overwhelmed for more than a few days. And remember to talk about your mood and energy level at your postpartum appointment. By Beth Hawkins, Contributing Writer. Even if you have no other complications, it can be hard to cope when you’re this tired. You will need to save your energy, and build it up, so try one or more of the following: Forget about having the perfect house.
Take care of yourself. Yes, you’re busy taking care of your baby, but don’t forget to baby yourself too. Eat right, take naps, drink plenty of water — you’ve lost a lot of fluid during delivery, and dehydration can lead to more fatigue — and most of all, enjoy your baby!
With postpartum OCD, you may have obsessive, recurring thoughts about harm or even death befalling your baby. With postpartum panic disorder, you can have sudden panic attacks related to similar. On the other hand, postpartum depression is a disorder that occurs during the first year after giving birth. Its most common symptoms are excessive feelings of guilt, weight loss or gain, difficulty concentrating, or hypersomnia. How to cope with loneliness after childbirth.
Lack of sleep certainly plays a role, too. Postpartum depression, on the other hand, lingers for much longer. It tends to be more intense, with feelings like persistent sadness, helplessnes.
Talk to your health care provider about ways to save your energy and treat your fatigue. Try activities such as meditation, prayer, yoga, guided imagery, visualization, etc. Eat as well as you can and drink plenty of fluids.
Eat small amounts at a time, if that is helpful.
List of related literature:
|from Natural Health After Birth: The Complete Guide to Postpartum Wellness|
|from Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year|
|from Maternity and Pediatric Nursing|
|from Fundamentals of Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book|
|from The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide, Second Edition: What You and Your Family Need to Know|
|from Maternity and Women’s Health Care E-Book|
|from How to Conceive Naturally: And Have a Healthy Pregnancy after 30|
|from One Year to an Organized Life with Baby: From Pregnancy to Parenthood, the Week-by-Week Guide to Getting Ready for Baby and Keeping Your Fami|
|from Obstetric Triage and Emergency Care Protocols, Second Edition|