Your Recovery After Vaginal Birth

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This eight-page handout educates women about their recovery in the hospital after vaginal birth, as well as home care. It discusses changes in the woman's body, activity, diet, peri care, showering, and managing cramping and pain, including pain management guidelines for the perineal area. The document includes recommendations for going home from the hospital, listing activities to limit or avoid, and identifying those symptoms for which a doctor should be called immediately.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Delivery, obstetric, Female, Parturition, Postpartum period, Pregnancy, Women's Health
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2012
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