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How much time after c-section can you lift things ?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
6 weeks: A common restriction is no lifting over 10 pounds for 6 weeks. You can still lift your baby in a car carrier. Best wishes!

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A 35-year-old member asked:

How much time after C-section do I have to wait for sex?

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
Anti-Aging Medicine 24 years experience
Depends who you ask: Some docs say 6-8 weeks. Others say, wait at least until all bleeding stops. Be careful and be smart!
A 33-year-old member asked:

What is the recovery time after a c-section?

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Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Depends: The first few weeks will be (usually) more difficult after a cesarean than a vaginal birth. For most mothers, things are roughly equal by the 4-6 week point. If it is taking longer than that, consider a visit to your OB to be sure things are ok.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2016

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