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  • Minimalist Parenting - New Mothers and Bidets
  • Tracy Freese
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Minimalist Parenting - New Mothers and Bidets
Recently I was asked how a new mother should care for her private hygiene after giving birth. The medical term is lochia, or vaginal discharge after giving birth, which can be alarming to new mothers. This phase lasts about three weeks and is perfectly normal but does require further cleansing. While the hospital a mother delivers in offers plenty of ways to stay clean, what happens when she arrives home? A beneficial solution is to install a bidet in your home bathroom ahead of delivery. This is especially convenient if you plan to have more children and is a generally hygienic solution for anyone.

 

Bidets are affordable, typically ranging between $60-$100 depending on what features you are looking for. A helpful website called Bidet4Me offers personal shopping features and information regarding different types of bidets and their uses. As if being pregnant and delivering a child isn't complicated enough, once a mother is finished she faces all sorts of pain, swelling, tearing, and personal hygiene care. One of the best methods to relieve all postpartum vaginal distress is to regularly apply warm water. A bidet can deliver fantastic results.

 

Bidets are easily used by adults and children and can be a helpful addition to any American household. While there is a stigma about bidets in the United States, the rest of the world has embraced them. From new mothers to the elderly, considering the addition of a bidet into your bathroom can serve very healthy and hygienic purposes.
  • Tracy Freese
  • minimalist health and fitnessminimalist parentingminimalist wellnesswellness