The 4th Trimester: Healing Essentials

Cristin T. Zaimes, DPT, Owner, Oceanside Physical Therapy

#1 Restore your pelvic floor (Applies to Vaginal and Cesarean Deliveries)

Deep breathing is the key. The health of the pelvic floor is connected to a normal deep and diaphragmatic breath.             

#2 Return to Normal Bladder and Bowel Routines

#3 Pay Attention to Your Scar

  #4 Nutrition for Healing

 #5 Exercise: Foundation before the House

Discuss physical therapy with your provider if you experience the following:

Taking care of yourself is the best thing you can do for your family!  Congratulations! It is truly an amazing process. Please let us know if you have any questions or we can help in any way.

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