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SouthendSeattle: Latest post Your Baby Has Come, You Are in Love with It. Take Care of Yourself.
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Submitted by Alan Lloyd

As a health care provider in South Seattle, women who have just had their babies come to see me during the post natal period, which is usually up to 3 months directly following childbirth. Some of them come in for difficulties like deep vein thrombosis, infection of a caesarean scar, after pains, night sweats, swollen perineum, persistent uterine bleeding, mastitis, insufficient lactation, baby blues, post natal depression, and fatigue. As most of the women I see are very busy, I thought I’d provide some background information and self-care tips.

Post natal period:

It is important during this time to rebuild the mom’s blood and energy, which may have been reduced during pregnancy and childbirth. It is also important to try to avoid disruption to the harmony of the mom’s emotions, as this can be a more difficult time.

I especially recommend “Mother warming”, usually around day 4-5 post birth....

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By Kate Clark UW Newslab

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Mt. Baker Lofts: Worth the Wait

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By Taylor Winkel UW Newslab

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No “Hungry” or “Homeless” – Just Us

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by Sam

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Big Chickie Brings Peruvian Chicken to Hillman City

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By Zack Semke

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Community Capital Boosts New RB Biz

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It’s All About Family at Nate’s

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By Diane Han UW Newslab

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Youth in Focus Classes Empower Teens – Sign Up by 2/28

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Submitted by Jacob Smithers

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Morning Sickness Cures for Any Time of Day

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Submitted by Alan Lloyd

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Non-Profit Gym Membership Bounds in New Space

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Submitted By Emily Williamson

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Pregnancy and Musculoskeletal Conditions

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Submitted By Alan LLoyd

As a health care provider in Rainier Valley, I see women who are pregnant in the 3rd trimester,...


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The Designer’s Sidewalk Garden

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by Jackie

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Native That Announces Spring – and Lights Up the Forest Floor

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by Jackie

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Controversial Bike Trail Slated for Cheasty

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By Sam Hylas UW NewsLab
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Earthship “Trash Studio” Rises in Columbia City

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By Sam Hylas UW Newslab

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ElderFriends Accepting Thanksgiving Day Visit Referrals

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Rainier Beach Tree Walk 11/15

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