Labour typically slows down the digestive system, especially if you had an epidural and it can take a few days to get back on track. Other things that can influence the digestive system in the early weeks postpartum are pain medications, iron supplementation and fear of pooping.
Since irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic, long term disease, being proactive in this way helps to stay on top of things and avoid the frustration and suffering of living with uncomfortable symptoms.
These packs are not the new kids on the block, rather, they are the most important tool that fundamentally supports all other treatments. No treatment is like the Castor Oil Pack and the beauty of it is that now it’s easy, and it can be done in the comfort of your home.