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I measure a “successful” postpartum day by how much of it I can spend horizontal.
In a world where we’re rewarded for a “back at it” and “look how much I can do” (I’m guilty of both by the way), I know this is the most important time to do the complete opposite.
A lot allows me this privilege (full time help, supportive husband, family), for which I am extremely grateful for, but the mindset is just as key.
How slow can I take it?
How much can I allow my body to really heal?
Where can I say no or that can wait?
Great questions for the 4th trimester, but also life too.
So until further notice (at least 21 days but ideally 5 weeks), you’ll find me eating, sleeping and chilling in bed or some other recliner as much as possible.
If you’re postpartum or in another kind of recovery, here are some of my top tips for healing:
I take my postpartum recovery VERY seriously and am saving all my energy to properly heal, breastfeed around the clock, and breathe as much as possible through it all.
Birthing humans, were you able to go slow after delivery? Did you know that in most cultures around the world, mama doesn’t move for 5 weeks? So wild and amazing!
Let me know your favorite postpartum recovery tips on Instagram!