after delivery

Your emotional health

Adjusting to life after delivery

For new mothers, the time after the baby arrives can be one of many adjustments. Your body has gone through a lot of change, and a new baby means not getting as much sleep as normal. All these changes can be emotional for a new mother during the first six weeks, which is called the postpartum period.

In this section:

Nutrition & rest
Baby blues & postpartum depression
Sexual intimacy & birth control
Get your groove back