Breast engorgement is when the breasts become painfully full of milk. It usually occurs on the 3rd day of the puerperium. The breasts may feel hard and painful.
Mastitis is an inflammation of the breast tissue that can affect breastfeeding mothers. It is caused by a bacterial infection and can cause pain in the breasts.
The third stage of labor is the final stage of childbirth, begins after delivery of the baby and ends with delivery of the placenta that can last from 5-30 min.
Human milk banking is the process of collecting and storing breast milk for use by other mothers who are not able to produce enough milk of their own.
Not all medications are created equal. Some medications may be safe and some can be passed on to your baby through breast milk, and can cause adverse effects.
Post-delivery seizures also known as postpartum convulsions or puerperal seizures are a type of seizure that can occur in mothers after childbirth.
Puerperium can be a time of excitement, joy and stress. Proper management of normal puerperium is essential for ensuring a smooth transition into motherhood.
Episiotomy is a surgical procedure that is used to enlarge the vaginal opening during childbirth. This can help ease the baby's passage out of the birth canal.
Postnatal care is the care that you receive after giving birth. It includes physical, emotional, and practical support for you and your baby.