You’ve had your baby, so why do you still feel so hormonal and achy, and what’s with all the ongoing changes to your body? Welcome to the 4th trimester. Even though you’re no longer pregnant, your body still has a lot of adjustments to make in this earliest stage of motherhood.
You carried your baby inside you for nine months, watching your belly (and more) stretch before your eyes. Now you might be excited to get back to some of your pre-pregnancy activities. But let’s take a quick breath here. You just made a human! Your body (and mind) went through a lot, and you owe it to yourself to ease into any postpartum exercise routine.
You’ve probably been focused on taking care of your precious new baby for the last nine months. You’ve read books, bought tiny outfits, and baby-proofed your home. But, wait…have you given any thought to what you’ll need as a new mom?