You gave birth, the last days of good morals are over. Now you thought that the whole world would revolve around your baby and you wouldn't be happy with it, but now you're confused, you're confident yer Welcome to the maternity period! is a period. In this period, what a woman expects Acıbadem Hospital Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialists Assoc. Dr. Dr. Tolga Ergin and Dr. We learned from Deniz Gökalp. The first seven days immediately after birth is called 'early postpartum'. The first twenty-four hours of early postpartum are highly critical. The uterus needs to recover by tightening and if this mechanism that prevents postpartum hemorrhage does not work properly, life-threatening hemorrhages can be seen. Although the decrease in our day (about one thousandth) is the most common cause of postpartum maternal deaths with these bleeding and circulatory disorders. heart failure. This risk increases in cases of pre-existing anemia, hypertension or heart disease, caesarean section (operative delivery). Therefore, it is necessary to monitor the amount of bleeding, blood pressure and pulse values of the mother in the hospital within the first 24 hours after birth. The second seven-day period of early postpartum is the days when the genital organs (breasts, reproductive and excretory organs) undergo the fastest change. The maternity period is also important in terms of getting the mother to be discharged from the hospital with her baby and getting used to the role of motherhood. As a maternity woman, if you know in advance how the days ahead will pass, the physical and mental changes you will experience, you will understand that everything has a cause and will pass, and you can experience the transition of your body and soul from pregnancy to motherhood more easily. Here's all you need to know about maternity:StreamThe vaginal discharge, mainly called Esas leukis nedeniyle, caused by the loss of the inner surface of the uterus, varies according to different stages of the postpartum period. The first five to six days are fresh red, similar to an intense period.Toilet needsDespite the pain caused by your sutures in the first 24 hours after birth, you should urinate at intervals of three to four hours. If you do not urinate regularly, your bladder will be overloaded and then cause problems such as infection. It is also natural that you feel as if you urinate a lot in the first week after birth; In this way, edema that occurs in the last period of pregnancy is solved.Breast-feedingOn the first day, a yellow-colored liquid will come from your breasts that does not look like milk. The name 'colostrum', which is very important because of its nourishing and protective properties of the first milk you should definitely drink your baby. Don't worry, the hormonal balance will sit in your body on the third day and your milk will start to come in plenty.Cutting the piecesHormonal changes in your body will prevent you from laying your eggs, so you can see your menstruation, as long as you are fully breastfed. This lack of custom due to breastfeeding varies from woman to woman, depending on the intensity and duration of breastfeeding. Some women have menstruation two months later, while some women may extend this period to one year.Spiritual fluctuationsThere have been many changes in your body in the last nine months, these changes continue during the postpartum period. You may feel a little lonely and distanced from your social environment. In the first week of postpartum, hormonal changes are very intense. In addition, your baby needs intensive care, fatigue and insomnia, pain in your breasts or stitches, and perhaps because of different problems you may feel depressed during this period. depression. In this period, with your spouse, friends, your mother or your doctor, briefly, you will feel most comfortable with anyone who will share these feelings. To be honest, being a modern, educated woman does not prevent this crisis. On the contrary, the more modern you are, the more you can experience the emotional breakdown of this period. How to take care of your baby, how to catch up with everything, how to prepare for the future issues such as material and spiritual problems can catch up with your brain. But don't worry, these are normal. After a while it will pass. Then you will begin to enjoy motherhood. If your baby is too heavy for you, ask for help without hesitation. If you come to cry, cry. When you get tired of work, take a break and relax, a nice sleep will relax you. If your depression does not disappear within a few weeks, you should tell your doctor. Because from time to time the underlying hormonal problems (such as hypothyroid) can cause this condition. Again, you are not the only one with these feelings. Immediately after birth, no woman is overwhelmed by the love of motherhood. Do not blame yourself for this. Instead, share your feelings and ask for help if you find it necessary.