An article by Physiotherapist, Sarah Parker

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and when it comes to healing is the source of fibroblasts (the most proliferate cell in connective tissue) which secrete collagen and give structure and the ability to build new tissue. 
In the postnatal period healing is all you are doing and not only for yourself but the baby that is reliant upon you for their safety and healing especially in the 1st 9 months....