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How soon can I go back to work after giving birth?

How soon can I go back to work after giving birth?

Soon: Most patients take 6 weeks of maternity leave. After an uncomplicated vaginal delivery patients may go back much sooner. Many need to for financial reasons. While physically it is fine, taking time off to bond and spend time with your new baby is very important. ...Read more

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Can Plan B work after giving birth a month later ?

Can Plan B work after giving birth a month later ?

Plan B works: Plan b works when taking as soon as possible after unprotected intercourse. If you gave birth one month ago then you may have ovulated and pregnancy is possible. It is most effective when taken within 72 hours of intercourse. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth can I work out?

How long after giving birth can I work out?

Pain free: No more bleeding! no. C section? Soon if you were particularly athletic, getting back to it is good. ...Read more

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What can I do to work out after giving birth to lose that weight?

What can I do to work out after giving birth to lose that weight?

Take it easy.: If you are breastfeeding, do not overdo it with exercise and diet immediately postpartum; you can wear yourself out and dehydrate, causing your milk production to drop or stop. I would recommend more consistent and deliberate lifestyle changes, e.g. Daily 30-45 minute mild-moderate exercise, avoiding carbohydrates such as sugar and pasta/bread and getting at least 8 hours of sleep daily. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth can I get back to my hard core workouts?

How soon after giving birth can I get back to my hard core workouts?

It depends: Whether u have a vaginal delivery with or without episiotomy or a csection, u really need to ask your OB as your OB knows you and what happened at the delivery or can give u an estimate before u delivery depending and it depends what yoru hard core workout consists of because u may not be able to do all of it at the start. ...Read more

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What are "setback" risks of returning to work early? As in early I'd say three weeks after giving birth.

What are "setback" risks of returning to work early? As in early I'd say three weeks after giving birth.

No setbacks: If a woman desires to go back to work 3 weeks after delivery and feels comfortable to do so, there are no setbacks. The transition to the non-pregnant state takes about 6 weeks, and most women enjoy being able to spend this time with their newborn baby. Bonding between mom and her baby cannot be overestimated, and the more time she has to spend with the baby, the better for both of them. ...Read more

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Will a vagina go back to it's regular size after giving birth?

Will a vagina go back to it's regular size after giving birth?

To some extent: The vagina is very elastic and stretches easily to allow a blby to pass through. However, the fibroous supporting tissue is less elastic and will retain some degree of relaxtion, permamently, after a vaginal delivery. Kegel exercises can help to improve the tone of the pelvic floor muscles. ...Read more

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How long before you can go back on the contraception pill after giving birth?

How long before you can go back on the contraception pill after giving birth?

Usually after your: 6 week checkup but u should be asking all ?S like this to your OB esp since u just delivered or are going to deliver? ...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