Are you a first-time mother bracing for all the changes that giving birth will bring? 

Besides having a bundle of joy to care for, your body will experience changes on every level. What’s normal and not normal? How long does it take to bounce back to ‘normal’? Is there a new ‘normal’ every mother has to adjust to? From dealing with post-partum stomach flab to hot flushes and incontinence, we’re here to help you in this episode of The Health Wrap podcast powered by Mediclininc Baby. Our host, Vanessa Pickford, sits down with Dr Mpume Zenda to give you sound post-partum wisdom. 

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Some golden nuggets: 

[00:04:07] - [00:10:00] Common & uncommon changes in a woman’s body after giving birth. 

[00:10:33] - [00:13:15] How long does it take for a woman’s body to bounce back to ‘normal’ postpartum? 

[00:13:16] - [00:15:42] Dealing with excess stomach fat a few months postpartum. 

[00:16:50] - [00:20:00] Dealing with postpartum symptoms.

[00:20:00] - [00:22:10] Postpartum night sweats and hot flushes.

[00:23:07] - [00:27:00] What new mothers should expect from breastfeeding. 

[00:30:39] - [00:38:22] The different symptoms of a vaginal vs a cesarean delivery