Postpartum Recuperation

It is recommended for the mother to rest the first ten days postpartum.

Rest enhances oxytocin release, permitting the uterus to have a normal involution, tones the vagina and facilitate breastfeeding.

If for some reason the mother is stressed out or is having so much activity, adrenaline will rise interfering with her recuperation, her lochia will increase, going from serosa to rubra again.

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