Mothering the Mother: New Mothers Need a Focused Period of Rest and Recovery | Heng Ou

During pregnancy a woman’s body must go through a stunning transformation. Her blood volume will nearly double to support the growing foetus, her organs will be pushed to the side by an expanding uterus, her breasts will swell in preparation for lactation and her hormones will rise and dip exponentially.

Source: Mothering the Mother: New Mothers Need a Focused Period of Rest and Recovery | Heng Ou

 

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