And baby makes four! Heading home from the hospital following the birth of a second, third, or fourth child is a momentous occasion. While mama is negotiating the new family dynamics and figuring out how she can be attentive to each child, she is also recovering from delivery. Women who gave birth via c-section have a few extra obstacles to clear, as they heal from their abdominal surgery. Most doctors recommend that c-section patients not lift anything heavier than their baby (or 10 pounds) for the first three weeks, which may prove difficult when there is an older child at home. We've given you our top five tips for getting back up on your feet after surgery, here's how to ease your time at home when also tending to an older kiddo.
Mar 12 2010 - 6:00am