Empower Your Postpartum Time: 5 Secrets For A Faster Recovery of a C-Section

taught by Staci Bishop, CD, HCHD at Nurturing You Naturally

Staci Bishop

 

SCAR CARE

Keep Moist – Healing Salve by Earth Mama Angel Baby.
Epsom Salt Baths
Massage – C-Section Scar Massage by IntuitiveHandsPT (YouTube Video)
Mayan Abdominal Massage – Kari Jenkins @ Blooma Nashville
Essential Oils – Helichrysum, Lavender, Sandalwood, Neroli, Coconut Oil

EXERCISE

Movement – Immediately postpartum
Belly Binding – Abdomend, Belly Bandit, Hospital-Grade Binder
Rectus Diastasis – Self Check
Initial Exercises – BreakingMuscle.com offers a week-by-week guide (search C-Section
Recovery)

MEDICATIONS

Anti-Inflammatories
Arnica
Probiotic
Vitamin C

DIET & NUTRITION

Bone Broth – Wellness Mama Recipe
Protein – Meat, milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs, beans, peas.
Water – Drink a glass every time you feed baby.
Iron – Meat, seafood, beans, raisins, spinach, dried fruits.
Vitamin C – Oranges, strawberries, grapefruit, melons.
REST
Sleep
Get help – Family members or a postpartum doula.

 

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