Tips to Regain Strength After Childbirth

Tips to Regain Strength After Childbirth

CLEARinse Blog, Health Family
The days following childbirth are a special time for a new mom. As her body recovers she gets to know her tiny infant, and during these first few weeks, caring for the newest and most vulnerable family member will be her main priority. Once she is ready to return to her job, she will need to have all the help she can get to keep her mind focused and body energized. Here are tips for gaining strength and getting back into the workforce following the birth of a child. Give Yourself Time Though a woman's body is designed to nurture an unborn child and ultimately give birth to that child, childbirth still takes its toll on the body. It's okay to take your time and ease back into your regular…
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5 Ways Sleep-Deprived Parents Can Get More Sleep

5 Ways Sleep-Deprived Parents Can Get More Sleep

CLEARinse Blog, Health Family
Significant life changes and stresses are direct triggers for insomnia or sleeping problems. No wonder the newborn days become challenging for moms when it comes to battling for a few hours of needed rest. Recent research has revealed that new parents will get just four hours and 44 minutes of sleep on an average night during their newborn’s first year on earth. To put this into perspective, during the first year of a child’s life, parents sleep 59 percent less than the recommended eight hours a night, which equates to losing 50 nights of sleep over the year! If you’re a new parent struggling to get enough sleep, here are some tips to help you catch some blissful zzz’s. Why new moms have so much trouble sleeping Both moms and…
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