Natural Ways To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery

Natural Ways To Promote Vaginal Birth

Pregnancy does effect a female body. Although most of the females wish for vaginal delivery, it too affects your body. When you deliver the baby vaginally, the area between the vaginal opening and anus stretches,and it is likely that as you push the baby out it gets a tear.

Natural Ways To Promote Vaginal Birth

Natural Ways To Promote Vaginal Birth

Second-degree tear that involves muscles needs stitches to recover. There are stitches down there causing pain and discomfort. But do not worry as there are home remedies to promote healing and soothe those stitches.

Home Remedies To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery

1. Sitz Bath To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery-

Even if you do not have stitches down there or if you have stitches sitz bath is one of the best home remedies to promote healing after vaginal birth. It keeps the affected area clean and soothes the tenderness and swelling of the vulva. You may also add Epsom salt to the sitz bath for fast recovery.
To a shallow bathtub filled with lukewarm water add a cup of Epsom salt. Relax in the bathtub for 20 minutes. Repeat this at least 2-3 times a day for a month or two.

2. Black Tea To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery

Black tea is a well-known remedy for perinea l pain that is caused due to haemorrhoids and lacerations. It is anti-inflammatory and relieves pain and discomfort that follows vaginal delivery.
Steep a black tea begin a cup of lukewarm water for 5 minutes. When the temperature becomes tolerable wring out the teabag and apply it to the vagina. Wear a pad to prevent stains on your fabric and to hold the black tea bag at the place. Remove it in an hour or two. Repeat this when needed.

3. Witch Hazel To Promote vaginal Birth Recovery-

Witch hazel is rich in tannin’s. It is antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, prevents secondary infection and decreases pain and swelling. Witch hazel also can stop minor bleeding and heals wound.
Medicated a pad with witch hazel and use it.

4. Pelvic exercises To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery-

Short session of gentle exercise after vaginal delivery is significantly beneficial.
Lie down in a comfortable position and tighten the pelvic muscles ad you are trying to stop your pee. Lift the pelvis muscle. Relax and then repeat. Do this every day for about 15 minutes.

5. Soothing Spritz To Promote Vaginal Birth Recovery-

Abrasion, swelling and tear after vaginal delivery makes passing urine painful. Sppthing spritz is the solution to it.
Fill a spray bottle with lukewarm water and while passing urine spritz it over your private parts. The warm water will soothe the delicate tissue. Water should never be directly sprayed into your vagina,or it may increase your discomfort. Add
a few drops of tea tree oil to the peri bottle of lukewarm water. It is anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiseptic and will promote healing. However, do not add the oil if you are breastfeeding your baby.

Besides the home remedies to promote vaginal birth recovery make sure to drink lots of fluid especially if you are a breastfeeding mother. Staying hydrated is very important for a speedy recovery and healing of wounds. And yes last but not the least rest as much as you can to heal your body.

Natural home remedies to promote vaginal birth recovery is adequate. Still, it is recommended to consult your doctor before trying any home remedy.

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Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.