Postpartum Essentials Every New Birth Mom Needs

I felt relatively prepared to give birth (which is to say, I didn’t know what the hell to expect, exactly, but I knew to expect pain?), but had no idea about the hours and days afterwards — or what postpartum essentials I’d truly need. I mean, it’s not like I thought I was going to push out a baby and go to SoulCycle the next day, but in all the preparing for the actual birth and then, you know, caring for a baby, I just didn’t think as much about what to buy for postpartum care — the actual physical recovery part.

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