Episiotomy

Episiotomy An episiotomy is a small cut between the vagina and the anus to enlarge the opening of the vagina during childbirth. The decision to perform an episiotomy will come at the time of delivery. In some cases, an episiotomy may be needed if the baby is  breech, the baby’s head or shoulders are too...

First Period After Baby is Born

Most women will have their first menstrual cycle within seven to nine weeks after giving birth. Mothers that are breastfeeding may have a delayed cycle. Usually nursing mothers will start around twelve weeks postpartum, however, some may not until they have finished breastfeeding. Always use conception because ovulation may occur before the first menstrual...

Hair Loss After Baby is Born

It is normal for new moms to notice hair loss the first few months after having a baby. This is because your estrogen levels decrease rapidly and the hair follicles enter a resting stage. This condition is known as excessive hair shedding and it is only temporary. Not to worry, your hair will return...