Many expectant mothers think that after unloading, they can enjoy the baby’s period. But the ideal is very plump, the reality is very bony, even if there is a family to help take care of the baby, but the damaged body in the recovery period of all kinds of pain is really unbearable. In addition to the care and care of family members, the puerperal women also need to understand the pain and coping measures that are prone to occur in the puerperal period, which can greatly reduce physical discomfort and prevent the pain from becoming the shadow of a lifetime.
First, natural labor: perineal wound pain
As long as the mother’s own conditions allow, a strong mother is willing to endure ten degree labor pains in exchange for the baby’s health. If you’re too naive, you’ll be finished.
Parturient in childbirth, pelvic floor muscles will have a certain stretch, fetal larger, perineum tension, there will be perineal tear. Sometimes in order to avoid severe perineal tear, midwives will do episiotomy and suture the wound, which will lead to perineal pain after delivery.
The wound must take time to heal after suturing, and the pain of perineum wound can be relieved for at least one week. In the wound healing period, perineum care must be done well, otherwise it is easy to be infected with inflammation and pus, the pain is doubled, and the recovery time is bound to be prolonged, one or two months are not too much.
Nursing method 1: clean and disinfect the wound
Episiotomy generally needs one to two weeks to heal. In the healing period, the puerpera needs to be disinfected every day. As in the delivery room, warm 0.2% iodophor solution can be used to wash the vulva and wash the bloodstain, so as to achieve bactericidal effect and avoid secondary infection.
Nursing method 2: change cotton pad frequently
After delivery, the body will discharge lochia for nearly one month. In order to avoid infection, the mother should change the cotton pad frequently in addition to choosing the special sanitary napkin for the pregnant woman. Do not save, and avoid making the side cut wound soaked in the wet sanitary napkin and difficult to heal.
Nursing method 3: seek medical advice in time
If the wound has continued to redness or tingling, or even purulent secretion, the wound may not heal well. Puerpera should pay attention to the wound healing situation, find out these conditions in time, and seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Doctors may use antibiotics, otherwise it will be more difficult for the wound to heal after infection occurs.
2. Cesarean section: cesarean section incision pain
Because do not accord with natural birth condition, some parturient can choose caesarean section only. Compared with natural childbirth, cesarean section is relatively easy in childbirth, but the pain after childbirth is not light at all. It is more painful to sleep, go to the ground, and hold a child. Improper wound care and inflammation will be more painful and troublesome.
Changing dressing frequently
Cesarean section mother’s wound needs to change dressing frequently, and keep the wound and its surrounding dry and clean, remove sweat in time, so as to avoid pain caused by sweat stimulation. After discharge, the wound should be protected and the scar should not be torn off too early.
Nursing method 2: sleeping on the side with slight flexion
Lying on one’s back will make the wound in a tight state, and the pain will be unbearable. Therefore, the mother of caesarean section can adopt the lateral position with slight flexion, which can reduce the pain caused by the tension of abdominal wall.
Nursing method 3: drug remission
Wound healing will scab itching pain, if the maternal itching pain is serious, you can take drugs that do not affect lactation under the guidance of doctors to reduce pain or itching. And in the removal of stitches, also to avoid excessive use of abdominal pressure, to avoid excessive stretching of the body.
The pain is only temporary, as long as the mother in the month to do the corresponding measures, can be very good recovery.