Dr. Helena Taylor Clinic

Postnatal Care for Mothers

Postnatal care and support is vital to a healthy and speedy recovery and involves getting proper rest, care, nutrition, and vaginal care. The unique combination of postnatal services and therapies curated by Dr. Helena Taylor has been designed to help women regain their confidence back and restore their physical and emotional health after delivery.

Postnatal Care for Mothers in Dubai

Embracing Motherhood with Comprehensive Postpartum Care at Dr. Helena Taylor's Clinic

Congratulations on the newest addition to your family!

At Dr. Helena Taylor’s Clinic, we specialise in providing comprehensive postpartum and postnatal care. With a dedicated team of obstetricians, gynaecologists, physiotherapists, lactation consultants, and osteopaths, we offer new mothers a holistic approach to recovery and support on their journey into motherhood.

Our expert obstetricians and gynaecologists provide personalised care to address any postpartum concerns and ensure optimal physical and emotional well-being. Our physiotherapists specialise in postnatal rehabilitation, offering tailored exercises and therapies to help mothers regain strength, flexibility, and mobility after childbirth.

For breastfeeding support, our lactation consultants offer guidance and assistance to ensure successful nursing experiences for both mother and baby. Additionally, our osteopaths provide gentle and effective treatments to alleviate any discomfort or pain associated with childbirth and promote overall wellness.

We understand the challenges of motherhood and are committed to providing compassionate care and support to help new mothers recover and thrive during this transformative time in their lives.

What is the difference between postpartum and postnatal care?

Postpartum care refers to the period immediately following childbirth, typically the first six weeks. During this time, your body undergoes significant changes as it returns to its pre-pregnancy state. We focus on addressing physical recovery, emotional well-being, and adjusting to your new role as a parent.

On the other hand, postnatal care encompasses the broader scope of caring for both you and your newborn in the weeks and months after childbirth. This includes everything from breastfeeding support and infant care to managing sleep schedules and recognising signs of postpartum depression.

While postpartum care primarily revolves around the mother’s health and adjustment to motherhood, postnatal care is centered on the baby’s health and needs. Both forms of care are crucial for the well-being of both mother and baby during the postpartum period.

At Dr. Helena Taylor’s clinic, our goal is to provide comprehensive support tailored to your needs during both the postpartum and postnatal journeys, ensuring a smooth transition into motherhood.

When should I start postnatal care?

Ideally, postnatal care should begin immediately after childbirth and continue for the next six weeks.
During this time, your body undergoes significant changes as it heals from childbirth and adjusts to the demands of caring for a newborn.

Here are some signs that indicate you should seek postnatal care:

Physical Discomfort
If you experience persistent pain, excessive bleeding, or any unusual symptoms, it’s important to consult with your healthcare provider.

Emotional Changes:
Postpartum depression and mood swings are common, but if you’re feeling overwhelmed or anxious, don’t hesitate to reach out for support.

Breastfeeding Challenges:
If you’re struggling with breastfeeding or have concerns about your baby’s feeding habits, a lactation consultant can offer valuable assistance.

Remember, taking care of yourself is essential for your well-being and your ability to care for your baby.

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Postnatal Care for Babies in Dubai

Benefits of Postnatal Care

As a new mom, taking care of your baby is top priority, but don’t forget about taking care of yourself too. Postnatal care is crucial for your well-being as you navigate through the early days of motherhood.

At Dr. Helena Taylor’s clinic, we understand the unique challenges and changes that come with being a new mom. Our postnatal care services are designed to support you in this journey by providing personalised care and guidance tailored to your needs.

Here’s why postnatal care is so important:

Physical Recovery

Your body has been through a lot during pregnancy and childbirth. Our postnatal care experts can help you recover faster and safely by providing guidance on exercises, nutrition, and managing any postpartum discomfort.

Emotional Support

The postpartum period can bring about a rollercoaster of emotions. Whether you're feeling overwhelmed, anxious, or experiencing baby blues, our compassionate team is here to listen and provide the support you need.

Breastfeeding Assistance

If you choose to breastfeed, our lactation consultants can offer valuable advice and assistance to help you establish a successful breastfeeding relationship with your baby.

Baby Care Education

Being a new mom comes with a steep learning curve. Our experts can teach you essential baby care skills, such as bathing, diapering, and soothing techniques, to help you feel more confident in caring for your little one.

Monitoring Health

Regular postnatal check-ups allow us to monitor your health and address any concerns promptly. From checking your healing progress to screening for postpartum complications, your well-being is our priority.

The journey into motherhood is a remarkable one, and it’s okay to ask for help along the way. From aiding your recovery to embrace the joys of early motherhood, our team is here with open arms and gentle care.

Our Services

Midwives, Newborns and Postpartum Care: How We Help

Postnatal Physiotherapy

After giving birth, postnatal physiotherapy aids recovery, restores strength, and prevents complications, optimising maternal health post-delivery.

The postnatal physiotherapy team addresses concerns such as:

- Pelvic floor rehabilitation & abdominal recovery
- Hypertonic pelvic floor
- Post-delivery pelvic floor exercises
- Body pains
- Constipation

Postnatal Osteopathy for Babies

Osteopathy helps to alleviate discomfort, promote healthy development, and address issues that may arise during infancy, fostering overall well-being.

Conditions we help with:

We help new mums and dads relieve the tension and helping newborn babies with conditions such as:
- Acid reflux
- Colitis
- Otitis
- Sleep disorders
- Tongue-tie
- Deep lymphatic drainage massage

Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is a unique experience between mum and baby which should be as soothing as possible. When this does not happen as planned, our midwife is here to support you physically and emotionally to ensure you can get the most out of this experience.

Common breastfeeding challenges include:

- Sore Nipples

- Plugged Ducts
- Mastitis
- Engorgement
- Latching Difficulties

- Low Milk Supply / Oversupply
- Breastfeeding Positions

Postpartum Exercise & Wellbeing Classes

Getting back into shape and maintaining (or starting) an exercise routine is an essential part of the postpartum recovery. Women after delivery go through a lot of emotional and physical changes, and might lose motivation to take care of their bodies once they have entered motherhood.

Restoring strength,
flexibility & mobility

To rebuild core strength and support postpartum recovery, we've introduced holistic yoga and pilates classes designed specifically for women during and after pregnancy. Our leading instructors are here to help you regain confidence in your body, and peace in your mind.

Emotional Support
for Parents

At Dr. Helena Taylor clinic we believe that when you feel good in your body, you feel good in your mind. Our various physical therapies and classes are an essential part of the support we provide for the parents.

We are here for you

Our team of specialists and doctors are available to support you emotionally as well. They patiently listen to your issues and provide the best emotional support to the new parents. Parenthood can seem easy but needs support initially.

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