Postpartum Labor & Recovery
Postpartum Labor & Recovery Symptoms & Causes: Shrinking uterus, afterbirth pains (contractions) and sore muscles from the strain of pushing. Difficulty urinating, or passing a bowel movement. Recovering from a perineal tear or an episiotomy. Hemorrhoids can form from the extra weight of the uterus during pregnancy & excessive pushing while birthing.
Postpartum Labor & Recovery Conventional Treatments: Aloe Vera Gel 100% contains thickening agents, alcohols, chelating agents to help raise absorption rates into the skin and even Diazolidinyl Urea which is extracted from urine and other bodily fluids---Remember all of these may be found in products that are labeled “100% Pure Aloe Vera Gel”. Cold packs and warm water sitz baths. Click here for more information on the conventional treatments of Hemorrhoids.
Postpartum Labor & Recovery Natural Alternative Treatments: For all those horrible aches, pains and contractions after birth Three Sisters Herbals Herbal Bath is the fix you need. Herbal Bath will soothe an aching body, but also has the added benefit of Uva Usi, which can help prevent UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections) and help ward off yeast infections. Herbal Bath can be used in a tub, in a sitz bath or even, after cooled, placed in a peribottle and gently sprayed on the perineal area after urinating. Followed by a soothing application of Magic Salve to add extra herbal power to reduce swelling, help heal torn/damaged skin and make wiping less abrasive. Herbal Bath is powerful, yet gentle enough for a newborn baby to enjoy relaxing and soothing after the trauma of birthing. Magic Salve can replace Aloe Vera by generously applying to the pernieal area. Can also be used on diaper rash and for breastfeeding issues. Hemorrhoids are an unfortunate result of pregnancy and birthing. Three Sisters Herbal’s Hazel's Healing Salve can help dull the pain and selling of this sensitive tissue.