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Guide to postnatal changes for mum

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Your body is a beautiful and amazing machine. Not only can it bring new life into the world, it’s able to provide your baby with all the nutrients it needs in the first few months.

These expert guided videos will help you understand why and how your body is changing. You’ll learn about how to look after your pelvic floor, and get diet and exercise advice.

With great physio knowledge and practical information, these 8 videos are perfect for every new mum confused about the changes in her body.

A healthier mum means a healthier bub. And the better you feel, the more you will be able to enjoy your new little person.

Meet Bec and Kate

Bec and Kate are both Womens Health physios with a passion for helping new mums.

These videos will help you understand how to get out bed, off the couch and start life with a newborn. Discussion of recovery both for vaginal birth and LSCS covered in these informative videos.

Physio Kate also shows some simple stretches and core exercises for you after 6 weeks or so.

Dr Perry

The amazing Dr Perry explains diets for new mums and explanations about those common old wives tales – should I eat onion? Do I need to drink milk to make milk??

This great video helps explain how amazing your body is at adapting and changing to feed your newborn.

Dr Chris

Dr Chris helps explain the first eight weeks of motherhood and what to expect from your body.

This useful video series helps explain recovery post birth and contraception. When to worry and what is normal.

 

Dr Jodie

Over these videos, we discuss parenthood and the common feeling surrounding this.

Dads and parenthood are also discussed in detail.

These videos are very useful in helping uncover what can be a challenging time with some useful strategies to help new parents adapt and change together.

Expert advice

By now you’ve probably heard all sort of well-meaning advice from all sorts of well-meaning people. And you’re wondering whose opinion to listen to. Learn about baby sleep patterns from the experts. You won’t find magical cures, but you will find honest, practical guidance you can apply straight away.

Family support

Our advice goes beyond help for you as a new mum. We know that your partner plays a vital role in your wellbeing. We give them specific information to help them help you.

Self-paced videos

Find out about the post-natal changes in your body at your own pace. Tune into to our expert video at a time that suits you. Because we know newborns can be unpredictable.

How it works

The guide is an e-learning course with all the information you need about your post-natal body. Our experts give you help and advice to support you reach your post-partum health goals.

Video

Our experts deliver professional advice in video format, so you can learn what you need to know, when you need to know it.

Resources

Check out our other step-by step guides related to infant and post-partum care, from feeding, to sleeping to milk supply.

Online community

Join likeminded parents in our Facebook Community. A place to ask questions and get support.

What our users say

Bronwyn

I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed The Baby Manual videos. It is so useful to have the week by week content when you are looking after a newborn as it means you see things at just the right time. I also loved how realistic you and your guests were about life with a...

Louise

What can I say about The Baby Manual!!! Quite simply, words will never do justice to the support and information given to myself and my husband as we embarked on the incredibly nervous and exciting journey into parenthood.  With about 8 weeks before my due date I woke up one morning in a state of...

Jay

Finding The Pregnancy Manual during our last trimester was an absolute lifesaver. The down to earth and simple advice and knowledge sharing meant that my wife and I went from naive to comfortable and confident about the birth of our first child and the weeks that followed.   Since the birth of our healthy and...

Ainsley

A great course for mum breastfeeding or wanting to mix feed. The formula information helped me understand what I was choosing.

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