The new mother's body: a complete guide to the first year postpartum
Describes the physical sensations to expect after giving birth, tells how to hasten postpartum recovery, and discusses fatigue, depression, exercise, breastfeeding, and diet
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THE FIRST THREE DAYS
THE FIRST WEEK CESAREAN DELIVERY
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