Pregnancy Facts: Post Delivery Changes Women Should Expect

By
Shannon M. Clark, MD
|
March 13, 2019
Pregnancy Facts: Post Delivery Changes Women Should Expect

Post pregnancy is another chapter that women have to face. There are several body changes that can sometimes be overwhelming. Aside from dealing with the deformed belly, there are other body changes that women needs to anticipate.

Body changes vary per mother, as some would only go through minimal changes, there are those who would need to go through the overwhelming adjustment period after childbirth, Parents reported. Some women might wonder as to why they still look pregnant after childbirth, as some would worry with their dark line on their abdomen (linea negra) would eventually diminish. Listed below are a few post-delivery changes that women should expect.

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Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD

Shannon M. Clark, MD, MMS is a double board certified ObGyn and Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist, and founder of Babies After 35. In her roles as a clinician, educator and researcher at UTMB-Galveston, she focuses on the care of people with maternal and/or fetal complications of pregnancy. Dr. Clark has taken a special interest in pregnancy after the age of 35, which according to age alone, is considered a high-risk pregnancy. In her role as a physician caring for high-risk pregnancies, she has counseled and treated hundreds of women over the years in her very own situation, and has found a whole new respect for the challenges and complications a woman may experience when trying to have a baby later in life.

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