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First things first: It is important to consult your midwife or doctor if you have any questions and to never attempt anything that causes pain. Vigorous exercise should be avoided until bleeding has stopped and you have had a 6-8 week post-natal check by midwife or doctor.
Just two years after having her son, Jessica Ennis Hill won a silver medal in the Rio Olympics in the heptathlon. Those of us who have had children can relate to just how hard her comeback must have been and what an amazing achievement it is in such a short space of time.
The best positions to sleep in are on your back or on your side. Sleeping on your back will allow your body to naturally fall into a neutral position. Try and use one pillow so that your head is not pushed up into a flexed position or if you sleep on your side one or two pillows should be used to fill the gap between your head and shoulder.