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How Soon Can I Start Intense Exercise After Giving Birth
Depends on type: If you had a c-section, resume formal exercise around 6-8 weeks. If you had a natural birth (and assuming there were no pregnancy/childbirth-related issues) you may resume exercise activities within days to weeks from when you gave birth. Regardless of birth mode, i would recommend gradually working back toward the level of activity you were at pre-pregnancy and checking with your OB first. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
Ask attending OB : The best person to ask what occurred in labor and what challenges a woman faces after delivery is the OB who was the senior doctor on the case. It's always appropriate for a patient to ask him/her to come talk to her even if not her usual doctor. Information about what transpired, eg, bleeding, can be gained and put in perspective plus advice about exercise and nutrition, precautions can be given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How soon can I resume workouts after an abortion? I am an avid runner and would like to start exercising again as soon as possible. How long after my surgical abortion do I have to rest before resuming my workouts?
6 weeks: You should wait at least 6 weeks before starting to exercise after a c-section. Light walking is ok but do not lift anything heavy or do anything strenuous to protect the stitches you have on the inside. They take longer to heal than the skin incision that you can see on the outside. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will going back on birth control help my hormones settle faster after miscarriage + how soon can I start taking it. I want to ttc again soon.
Best to: Let your body settle on its own.. In 3 months is safe to get pregnant again. ...Read more
Six weeks: Whether you give birth vaginally or by c-section, your body will need time to heal. Many health care providers recommend waiting four to six weeks before having sex. This allows time for the cervix to close, postpartum bleeding to stop, and any tears or repaired lacerations to heal. ...Read more
Call and ask: Please call your surgeon about this: many recommend 6 weeks but you should follow the instructions your doctor gives you, no one else. ...Read more
Ask OB: As soon as he clears you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Varies: About 4-6 weeks sounds reasonable.Get a more detailed answer ›
How soon can I exercise after stroke? How soon after a mild stroke can one begin regular physical activity? How about exercise?
Immediately: Post stroke rehabilation is the key to recovery. As long as blood pressure is controlled and there are no other medical reasons not to exercise, one should immedicately begin a program with a therapist to adress and neurologic deficiencies as well as retrain the brain to work around these deficiencies.The extent of neuro limitations will determine whether inpatient or outatient care is best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Anytime you feel you are ready for this you can start exercising. ...Read more
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