Many, many congratulations if you are a new mum!
Noticing lots of changes in your body? Don’t panic. After the birth of a baby, a mother experiences several hormonal and bodily changes which create confusion and tiredness at the same time. Be it body or skin; everything is in repair mode now. After pregnancy, you may face breakouts, stretch marks, pigmentation, acne, dark under-eye bags, and hair loss, like physical or hormonal issues.
My nails grew really long during all my pregnancies, and the day after I gave birth each time, they all snapped off!
Hormone balance is possible after childbirth, but skincare rejuvenation is challenging. Skin needs to be taken care of, but tired mums have little time to take care of themselves during the early days. Here are a few simple tips that can help.
Consider using sunscreen on a daily basis. After pregnancy, you may frequently develop melasma or the mask of pregnancy. This typically begins during times of hormone fluctuation, such as during pregnancy and a year after childbirth. Regular sunscreen use significantly lowers your likelihood of developing this coloration.
Let’s continue with a quick guide to self-care and how to regain your post-pregnancy glow with a few easy techniques and tricks.
- Stay Hydrated
Your body will thank you for consuming a lot of liquids, such as water, juice, and smoothies. Your skin will look better as a result of this, and in addition to this, there are many other benefits. After delivery, there are so many changes that occur, plus you are feeding another human. Due to this, you may face some issues like dehydration, so keep your body hydrated. It defends against a number of different infections in addition to somewhat making up for your lack of sleep.
- Eat Healthy
Make sure your diet is nutritious and rich in antioxidants. Increase your intake of fresh fruits and vegetables. Add an additional spoonful of ghee to your food. Increase your intake of things like coconut water, almonds, vegetable and fruit juices, and foods that are high in energy. Adding fresh fruits helps to replenish your nutrients and keep you hydrated. Vegetables are necessary to guarantee that you acquire the vitamins and minerals that give your skin a healthy glow. Add good fat from almonds, olive oil, and other sources that will show results on your skin.
- Consult Physicians
If you still face some major issues, then you should consult real experts at places like the skin treatment center. They know the real tricks to handle your skin post-pregnancy. Also, they will tell you the right way to cleanse, tone, and moisten to protect your skin. Additionally, they give you the best advice if you need to undergo any skin treatments.
- Move your body
Moving your body, even if it is just short walks at first is really important. Exercise not only improves the mood, but also improves circulation, which keeps the body working well.
- Rest, rest, and rest
Your body heals itself while you sleep. The majority of skincare products work best at night before bed. We understand it could be difficult to actually get any rest, though, if your infant keeps waking up in the middle of the night. Try to get rest in between or whenever the infant is sleeping (often easier said than done); make sure to rest and snooze a bit when possible. Sleep and rest should never be neglected by new mothers. You can add supplements to balance out hormonal changes, which will ultimately help you sleep better.