The vigorous process of delivery and hormonal changing during pregnancy will make you feel tired, down and emotional after delivery. This is especially so after three to five days after birth. It is important to follow through postnatal cares to ensure smooth recover from the pregnancy and childbirth.
1.Maintain healthy diet; to gain enough energy and nutrients
2.Drink plenty of water; especially for breastfeed mother
3.Obtain adequate rest; sleep eight hours everyday.
4.Do exercise; this will relax and help your body to recover. It will help you to keep fit as well as giving you a feeling of wellness. You should check with your health care team before start exercising. If you have a caesarean section, you are advised to defer exercise for 2 weeks after delivery.
If you still feel depressed and unwell, it is important to talk to your health care team.