If you are: curious of how you'll feel after your baby is delivered, not sure of how to care for your body after a C-section, unsure of how to adjust to motherhood, or suffering from postpartum depression, you're not alone. If you're concerned about post-delivery complications or whether you'll need outside help during this sensitive time, this handy guide answers all of your questions and helps you take those first steps to getting back on track. From getting enough sleep and getting back in shape to answering all of your financial and health-care concerns, The Everything Health Guide to Postpartum Care offers expert, reassuring information on: Your hospital stay and post-delivery complications Sex after delivery Work after birth Breast, skin, and hair care Postpartum depression Written by a health writer and mother of four and reviewed by a certified midwife and registered nurse, The Everything Health Guide to Postpartum Care helps you feel and look your best after delivery.
Meagan Francis is a professional writer focusing on pregnancy, parenting, and women's wellness topics and a mother of four. She writes a weekly syndicated parenting column and has contributed to several magazines, including Parenting, American Baby, and Fit Pregnancy. Kip Kozlowski, R.N., C.N.M., is a registered nurse and a certified nurse-midwife with more than 18 years of experience. The founder of the Greenhouse Birth Center, Michigan's only freestanding birth center, she is also a member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.