5th Week At Home

Your Fifth Week Home With Baby Post Pregnancy

What you may feel

  • Now that you may be getting back into regular activities you can expect your back muscles to be a little stiff.
  • You should have regained full control of your bladder and bowel movements.
  • You be getting anxious to get back to work, but cherish the time you have with your baby while yo can.
  • If you were experiencing any baby blues, then your emotion should be returning to normal by now.

What you should do

  • You may want to start planning for after birth contraception
  • If you are going to be returning to work soon, you may want to start spending a few hours a day away from your baby, to start to adjust yourself to when you do return to work.
  • Your clothes may still be a little tight. It can take some time for your body to return to it’s prepregnancy shape.
  • Start making plans for daycare, and your back to work routine.

Be Sure To Read Our Section On Baby’s First Year!

5th Week At Home