What is Postnatal Care?

The first few hours after giving birth are typically the most dangerous for both the mother and the infant, which is why postnatal care is of the utmost importance for both the mother and the newborn baby. The child requires the mother’s undivided attention and care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and the mother’s top priorities should include early and exclusive breastfeeding, providing hygienic skin and umbilical cord care, and keeping the baby warm. During the postnatal care treatment period, the mother and child are not permitted to go home because the first twenty-four hours are considered to be of the utmost significance. During these hours, there are a number of practises that can help reduce the risk to both the child and the mother. Before the mother is released from the medical facility, she will undergo an evaluation and participate in counseling as part of this treatment. Counseling and education for the mothers about any possible danger signs and what actions should be taken immediately in times of need are the central components of this treatment.

Postnatal care is of the utmost importance for infants who were either born prematurely or were born too small. Babies who are born with a variety of infections or who are asphyxiated during the labor and delivery process require postnatal care as soon as possible. Postnatal care is of the utmost importance in order to protect both the mother and the child from any kind of risk that may exist.

Treatment at Miracle Hospital 

During the postnatal care session, our Miracle Doctors will educate the women on the various methods that can be used to care for their newborn child immediately after the birth. The mother, as well as the partner, and the rest of the family, are given instructions regarding the same thing. The session educates those who are concerned about the potential danger signs that should be noticed as well as how to respond to a circumstance that requires immediate medical attention. In addition to this, it takes into account the requirements and worries of postpartum women who suffer from depression.

During the counseling session, an assessment of the situation that occurred immediately after the birth is made, and an attempt is made to identify any potential issues that may arise during the crucial hours. The postnatal examination provides the medical examiner with the information necessary to determine whether or not there is anything abnormal with either the mother or the baby. When a mother gives birth at home to her child, both she and the newborn should have a postnatal examination as soon as possible, preferably within the first 24 hours after the delivery. Before releasing mothers who have given birth in a hospital or other medical facility, it is important to conduct the postpartum exam. Women should be educated on the significance of the presence of another person, the significance of making postnatal visits a priority, and the importance of being on time for such visits. During these examinations, it is essential to emphasize the significance of maintaining a healthy diet as well as getting an adequate amount of rest and sleep.

What can you expect from Miracle Hospital?

You’ll feel a lot of different things during your time in the postnatal ward. Seeing this newborn sleeping peacefully in the cot next to you will fill you with awe. The fact that your baby relies solely on you for their care may also cause you stress. When you’re expecting your first child, you’ll have a lot to learn. We at Miracle Hospital will be helping you in each step of your postnatal journey.

Relief from Postpartum Pain

The postpartum period is often accompanied by discomfort for the majority of mothers. It is crucial that you get your pain under control so that you can take care of yourself and your newborn.

  • Pain relief medications
  • Pain relief after leaving hospital
  • Pain relief medications and breastfeeding

Care for Women 

  • Care After an epidural
  • Lochia
  • Breast changes
  • Care of the perineum
  • Passing urine
  • Bowel movements
  • Baby blues

Care After Cesarean Section

  • Immediate care after surgery
  • Diet after surgery
  • Care of your wound
  • Caring for your baby
  • Preparing for discharge

Post Natal Excersises 

  • Immediate care following birth
  • Getting out of bed
  • Getting into bed
  • Leg exercises
  • Exercises for your pelvic floor muscles
  • Healthy bladder and bowel habits
  • Exercises following a caesarean section

Caring for your Baby 

Your baby needs a very clean environment because they haven’t yet built up immunity to the many germs in our world. Never leave the diaper change without washing your hands. If your guests’ hands aren’t very clean, you might not want to let them hold your baby. If you have visitors, ask them to look but not to lift your baby, as babies do not like to be handled by many people at once.

  • Care of umbilical cord stump
  • Jaundice
  • Newborn bloodspot screening test
  • Newborn hearing screening
  • Bathing your baby
  • Preparing for bath time
  • Travelling home with your baby

 

Why Choose Miracle?

When it comes to postpartum infections, both the mother and the newborn are at their most vulnerable. At Miracle Hospital, we believe that it is vital for the wellbeing of both the new mother and the newborn to have exclusive postnatal care facilities in a sterile and comfortable environment. This is because post-childbirth infections can affect both the mother and the newborn. During this time period, there are a variety of important interventions that can help reduce these risks for both the mother and the baby. Our high-quality postnatal care unit is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and our team of neonatologists, obstetricians, and gynecologists are on call around the clock to ensure the best possible health outcomes for mother and child. Visit Miracle today to take advantage of their postnatal care services.

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  • No 765, Seegahalli Village, Bidarahalli Hobli, Bangalore – 560049
  • Gynaae Care, No.1343, 1st Floor, 60ft main Road, D Block,AECS Layout,Kundalahalli, Opp Water Tank BBMP Ground Bangalore – 560066

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