Many women find that opening their bowels after their baby is born causes more anxiety than the birth. There are so many factors to do with hormones, breastfeeding and stitches that can cause difficulty and pain.

In this article by local dietitian Kristy Manners, with input by Women’s Health Physiotherapist Taryn Watson, they discuss the importance of diet, fluids and physical activity, as well as some practical tips to ensure that you know how to handle any bowel issues that come your way in new motherhood.



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