While pregnancy in itself can be stressful, postpartum care is equally, if not more, stressful. As your body heals and goes back to the way it was pre-pregnancy, there are also extra steps that you must take in order to help your body heal. In order to do that, there are numerous items that you need in your postpartum checklist. We’re here to help you out with that. Here are 14 postpartum essentials for mom:

1. HOFISH Nursing Bra
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HOFISH’s Nursing Bra is made with 92% Nylon and 8% Spandex. It features one-hand access, adjustable shoulder straps, hook and eye closure, and easy drop cups for convenient feeding. Its seamless design allows for side widening and is super supporting while its easy to size, removable molded foam cups are 100% breathable. They offer sizes Small up to XX-Large.

2. Earth Mama Organic Nipple Butter
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Fend off cracked nipples with Earth Mama’s Organic Nipple Butter. This organic nipple butter is made with organic herbs traditionally used to soothe and moisturize nipples and dry skin. Chosen by hospital NICUs, this product is dermatologist-tested and clinically-tested for irritation. It is also lanolin-free and safe for nursing.

3. Medline Perineal Cold Pack
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Help your perineum heal with Medline’s Perineal Cold Pack. Medline’s combined perineal cold pack and OB pads are convenient because they provide therapy and absorbency all in one product. These highly absorbent pads are great for new moms and include an adhesive strip for secure placement.

4. Thrive Gel Ice Cold Compress
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Thrive’s Gel Ice Cold Compress is crafted from durable nylon and vinyl fabric and filled with non-toxic gel. It delivers up to 30 minutes of soothing cool relief for aches and pains and can be used on nearly any body part, including the perineal area. This cold compress is perfect for moms dealing with post-partum perineal pain.

5. Pariday TendHer Reusable Perineal ice Pack
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Pariday’s TendHer Reusable Perineal Ice Pack provides cooling relief from pain and discomfort after pregnancy. This gel pad is made of soft-touch medical-grade film and stays pliable and flexible when frozen, providing much more comfort compared to standard ice packs and hospital ice packs. It features washable and reusable sleeves that provide additional post-partum comfort.

6. FridaBaby Frida Mom Upside Down Peri Bottle
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Keep your perineum clean with FridaBaby’s Frida Mom Upside Down Peri Bottle. Its upside-down ergonomic design is made to be held upside down and includes a narrow angled neck for those hard-to-reach areas. It lets you clean down there easily during limited mobility recovery without putting pressure on soreness or your incision.

7. ChongErfei Postpartum Belly Wrap
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ChongErfei’s Postpartum Belly Wrap is designed to reduce swelling and help support your core abdominal muscles while you recover from childbirth. It also provides lower back support and helps improve your posture while breastfeeding. This postpartum belly wrap helps your body get back to its former condition before pregnancy and helps return your uterus to its original size sooner.

8. Earth Mama Herbal Perineal Spray
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Keep your perineum clean and soothe perineal discomfort with Earth Mama’s Herbal Perineal Spray. Made with organic herbs traditionally used for postpartum relief, this herbal perineal spray soothes perineal discomfort before and after childbirth. Mist as often as needed, especially after bath or toilet use.

9. Sunbeam Heating Pad
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Ease aches and pains with Sunbeam’s Heating Pad. This electric heating pad features UltraHeat technology for consistent heat and greater comfort. It includes a sponge so it can be used with moist or dry heat. These heating pads are a great way to ease aches and pains in your breasts postpartum.

10. BabyBliss Reusable Bamboo Nursing Pads
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Help keep leaky nipples under wraps with BabyBliss’ Reusable Bamboo Nursing Pads. Made with 78.5% Rayon from Bamboo and 21.5% Polyester, these reusable bamboo nursing pads feature an inner layer that is as soft as your baby’s touch with an equally soft polyester outer layer that protects you from embarrassing leaks on your shirt.

11. Tucks Medicated Cooling Pads
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Tucks’ Medicated Cooling Pads are formulated with Witch Hazel, which soothes and protects irritated areas. All that pushing during birth will leave you sore and sensitive in the weeks that follow and these medicated cooling pads can helps provide instant relief while your body heals. They are pH-balanced, hypo-allergenic, and dye-free.

12. Basic Care Acetaminophen
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Make sure you stock up on Basic Care’s Acetaminophen which is an aspirin, caffeine, and gluten-free pain reliever and fever reducer. It’s wise to keep these acetaminophen caplets on-hand as they can help soothe perineal pain and overall aches postpartum.

13. Pure Body Naturals Sitz Bath Salt
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Pure Body Naturals’ Sitz Bath Salt is a soothing soak that aids in postpartum recovery and hemorrhoid treatment. Formulated with mood-boosting botanicals and energizing aromatics, this soak helps fight the baby blues and promotes a balanced mind. It combines soothing herbs, essential oils, and ingredients to relieve the discomfort of your sore muscles. It is vegan, cruelty-free, and all-natural.

14. SOOTHIC Sitz Bath
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SOOTHIC’s Sitz Bath is a highly-durable and easy-to-clean sitz bath meant for over-the-toilet postpartum care. It contours to your bum, providing maximum support and comfortability. Simply place over your toilet, sprinkle some sitz bath salts, and soak away your perineal and postpartum pain.