Following nine months of pregnancy and going through labour, it’s only natural that you’re not feeling yourself – well, you have just given birth to a baby! While you shouldn’t rush to get back to normal (what is normal anywhere), there are some things you can do to make yourself feel more like you again.

Here, Clare Young, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner gives us her three tips to aid postnatal recovery:

Get enough sleep

Sleep quality and quantity is massively affected in new parents as they are constantly woken every few hours by their new-born baby. This means sleep cycles are frequently interrupted and the chances of reaching the final deep sleep stage is drastically reduced in a night’s worth of sleep.

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