As a new mom, you don’t have the time to get sick. Babies need to be fed, burped, and put to bed; diapers need to be changed; and clothes need to be washed. Aches and pains are overlooked and ignored – after all, there is some discomfort in the postpartum period following childbirth.
You might even ignore symptoms that would normally send you to the pediatrician’s office if your children complained of them. Stomach pains? Oh, it’s just menstrual cramps or bad gas. Feeling under the weather? Must be PMS. Heart palpitations? It’s just stress.
Be careful about the postpartum health symptoms that you ignore. Sometimes, your body is crying for help. Pay attention to the symptoms you experience, and don’t automatically ignore them.
After you give birth, you will undergo physical and emotional changes, which are absolutely normal, but they can also trigger and hide certain health problems. You may want to talk to a doctor if you experience any of the following postpartum health symptoms. [Read more…] about Five Health Symptoms Moms Should Pay Attention to – Postpartum Health