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We've just got her home and she is crying continually. I'm not having much success with breastfeeding - could she simply be hungry?We've just got her home and she is crying continually. I'm not having much success with breastfeeding - could she simply be hungry?
There are many reasons why a newborn might be continually crying. It is their only means of communication and many use this tool for you to respond to their needs.
I had a Caesarean birth, what type of exercise is safe for me and when can I start again?I had a Caesarean birth, what type of exercise is safe for me and when can I start again?
If you have had a caesarean, your recovery from the birth will take longer than if you have had a natural birth. After delivery, your Midwife and Doctor will probably recommend gentle exercises...
Now that I've had the baby, can I drink alcohol again?Now that I've had the baby, can I drink alcohol again?
If you are breastfeeding, it is recommended by the NHS that you keep your drinking limits to no more than 1-2 units once or twice a week.
Do I need to do pelvic floor exercises if I had a Caesarean section? Do I need to do pelvic floor exercises if I had a Caesarean section?
Yes. Whether you've had a vaginal or Caesarean birth, pelvic floor exercises are the most important of all.
All I want to do is to cuddle and feed my baby. I'm not at all interested in being physically close to my husband.All I want to do is to cuddle and feed my baby. I'm not at all interested in being physically close to my husband.
How you're feeling is quite normal, especially in the early days following the birth.
I'm a really deep sleeper: I'm worried that I won't hear my baby crying. Is this likely?I'm a really deep sleeper: I'm worried that I won't hear my baby crying. Is this likely?
This is a common worry for all new parents but it is highly unlikely that you will sleep through your baby crying.
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