“Honey, do you think I had postpartum depression?”, I asked my husband. Before the words left my mouth, he quickly said “Yes” and walked away. Hmmmmmm…
Cord blood banking refers to the storage of a newborn’s umbilical cord blood cells. Parents can store their baby’s cord blood for long periods of time, and these cells can be used for treatments in the future.
A lot happens to your body immediately after you deliver. From a still-big belly to shaking, don’t be surprised by these post-birth experiences.
The postpartum period places women at an increased risk for blood clots due to the hormonal and physiologic changes that occur. Additionally, some estrogen-containing contraceptive methods can diminish breast milk supply during the immediate postpartum period, thus further limiting contraceptive options.
Post pregnancy is another chapter that women have to face. There are several body changes that can sometimes be overwhelming. Aside from dealing with the deformed belly, there are other body changes that women needs to anticipate.