10 Scientifically-proven Ways to Heal Faster From a C-Section

3. Avoid inflammatory foods.

10 Ways to Heal Faster From a C-Section

Nutrition is important for new mothers. Limit inflammatory foods like red meat, white bread, and fried foods. Try foods that are anti-inflammatory like berries, kale, broccoli, nuts, and seeds. Foods with amino acids, like chicken and salmon, can also help repair tissue.

4. Try painkillers.

10 Ways to Heal Faster From a C-Section

It’s normal for a mother to have pain even as long as 2 weeks after a C-section. Doctors will likely prescribe anti-inflammatory medication, like ibuprofen, which might need to be taken as much as 4 times a day for 2 weeks. Ask your doctor about medication, especially to determine what will be strong enough to address specific pain.

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