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How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

How long does it take to heal after giving birth?

6 -8 weeks: In part it depends on what you need to heal. In general, your uterus and vagina have healed in usually 6-8 weeks. Any incisions may take longer to heal completely. Eating well, lots of fluid and getting rest when you can will speed recovery. ...Read more

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For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

For how long do your stitches take to heal after giving birth?

4 to 6 weeks: It depends on the extensiveness of the vaginal repair, but in general 4 to 6 weeks which encompasses the post partum period prior to the final check up exam. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

Variable: Most women heal by 6 weeks post-delivery, but having some lingering pain can happen occasionally. By 11 months, you should be completely healed and not be having pain at this point. If you had a cesarean delivery you may have some scar tissue.I would rec a sono and testing for other causes.11 mos of pain is long enough to create a chronic pain syndrome. Breastfeeding can cause changes=persis pai. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your milk to dry up after giving birth?

How long does it take for your milk to dry up after giving birth?

Everybody different: There is a method to help dry you up. Place a most warn towel across your breasts. This is called "milk letdown". You will likely have drainage and the glands start drying. Be careful not to have the towel so hot it burns you. ...Read more

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How long does it take to loose weight after giving birth if formula feeding?

How long does it take to loose weight after giving birth if formula feeding?

Depends : Since you are not breastfeeding, weight loss will depend on your activity level and caloric intake. If you are very active and watch your diet, you should lose the extra pounds quickly. ...Read more

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In how long do 3rd degree lacerations heal after giving birth ??

In how long do 3rd degree lacerations heal after giving birth ??

Vaginal laceration: it depends upon the initial treatment by obstetrician and if there is infection. most likely it will heal in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your cervix to go back to normal after giving birth?

How long does it take for your cervix to go back to normal after giving birth?

Return to "normal"?: The opening of the cervix(cervical os) that dilates during birth closes over 2 to 6 weeks. If this is a first birth, then the cervical size and shape does not ever quite return to the never pregnant configuration. ...Read more

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Am currently pregnant and wanted to know how long does it take to clean out my system of THC before giving birth?

Am currently pregnant and wanted to know how long does it take to clean out my system of THC before giving birth?

6-8 weeks: It takes about 6-8 weeks for all thc to completely depart the system. Do not try any of the cleansing products out there because they are not safe for the pregnancy. Stop using thc because it can harm your baby. Thc passes to the baby through the placenta and into the breast milk. If you need help stopping thc, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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After giving birth i was prescribed percocet, how long does it take to get out of your system when breastfeeding. How far back does a oral test go?

After giving birth i was prescribed percocet, how long does it take to get out of your system when breastfeeding. How far back does a oral test go?

12 hrs approx: At 3-4 hours the drug is considered 1/2 gone. At 12 hours it's going to be almost all the way gone. It's so very common for women to have a cesarean section or perineal repair following delivery that requires a narcotic to help with pain. In terms of how long blood test will be positive for narcotic, it's around 36-48 hours. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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How long does it take for my low uterus (they said its still low) after giving birth via c-section to go up again to the right place and not be low?

???: Your uterus is supposed to involute or get smaller with time, it does not go up but shrinks smaller, hopefully u do not ahae any prolapse everything is pretty much normal by 6-8 weeks. ...Read more