After vaginal delivery - in the hospitalAfter vaginal birth; Pregnancy - after vaginal delivery; Postpartum care - after vaginal delivery
Most women will remain in the hospital for 24 hours after delivery. This is important time for you to rest, bond with your new baby and to get help with breastfeeding and newborn care.
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