After giving birth, the vagina spontaneously changes and can feel larger, dry or painful for some time. The region between your legs can be tender, bruised, and swelling after a vaginal birth. You can feel more pain if you have stitches.
Get relieve discomfort by:
- Cool with crushed ice or tap water for short-term relief. Don’t place the ice directly on your skin. Place a towel or pad between the skin and ice.
- Wash your perineum by pouring warm water over your intimate area or sitting in a warm bath.
- Use pain relievers as prescribed
- Change your sanitary pads regularly
- Lean on a comfortable pillow to ease the pressure on your feet.
- Perform some exercise to support the pelvis as recommended by your doctor
- Eat fresh foods, including fresh fruit and vegetables.
A postpartum infection occurs when bacteria infect the uterus and surrounding areas after a woman gives birth. There are several types of postpartum infections, including:
- Endometritis: an infection of the uterine lining
- Myometritis: an infection of the uterine muscle
- Parametritis: an infection of the areas around the uterus
The vaginal infections can be reduced using intimate cleansing spray containing antifungal and anti-bacterial ingredients. The usage of intimate cleansing spray makes you feel fresh all the time, although this leads to stay active all day. There will be no smell and feel fresh in your intimate area with the use of intimate spray.