Postpartum

What Causes Keloids After A C-Section (And How To Prevent Them)

Keloids (pronounced \’KEY-loids\’, and also known as hypertrophic scars) are a form of scar tissue that is caused by trauma to the skin, like the incision site of a c-section. They can happen to anyone and on any part of the body, including the face. Keloids are usually seen in people who either have darker …

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Swimming After a C-Section – When Can You Swim?

Swimming can provide many health benefits, including strengthening muscles and improving cardiovascular health. The best thing you can do for yourself is follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and avoid too much strenuous activity when recovering from childbirth. If swimming sounds like something you want to try, be sure to consult with your OB first before …

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Female Incontinence During Pregnancy: Managing and Preventing it

Pregnancy is a beautiful, yet challenging time for women. It can be exhilarating to know that you are carrying something so precious inside of you, but it also brings with it some uncomfortable symptoms. One of these is incontinence during pregnancy. Incontinence can happen in the third trimester, or after birth; both times when your …

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