Becoming a new mother is a very exciting adventure. After months of waiting, your bundle of joy is finally in your arms and everything seems perfect. But no one tells you about the tough times that new mothers face, and the anxiety of trying to look after yourself alongside a precious newborn. It’s important to practice good health and personal hygiene habits from the very beginning of your pregnancy. To help you, we’ve drawn up five new mothers’ health and hygiene tips to ensure you are at the top of the self-care game.
Experts say that when your baby rests, mother should rest. It can be daunting to shut your eyes when you fear that something might happen to your baby when you’re not watching, but you need the rest as much as your baby and to keep your energy levels up. It may not seem like a big deal to skip personal hygiene one day or not take your health seriously, but when you’re hands on with baby, your hands need to be germ-free at all times.
If you’re not sure how best to take care of yourself, both mentally and physically, after you’ve had a baby or how to bring more self care in; we’ve got your back. Here are our top five tips to guide new mothers on hygiene, health and self love.