Why Are America’s Postpartum Practices So Rough On New Mothers? – The Daily Beast

the thing to focus on here is the idea of a culturally recognized and accepted postpartum rest period. With these rituals comes an acknowledgment, familial and federal, that the woman needs relief more at this time than at any other—especially if she has a career to return to—and that it takes weeks, sometimes months, to properly heal from childbirth.

via Why Are America’s Postpartum Practices So Rough On New Mothers? – The Daily Beast.

interesting information regarding the common practices of postpartum care for mothers in other countries…

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