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How Soon Can I Use A Jacu After Giving Birth
Six weeks: Not for at least six weeks after the birth. Even if you've never used sanitary pads before, you will need to use them in the first few weeks after your baby is born. This is because during this time, the inner layer of cells from your (womb) sloughs off and passes out of your vagina. This period-like discharge is called lochia. ...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
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
6 months: Getting pregnant again within 6 months of your last birth dramatically increases your risk of pregnancy complications so 6 months is considered the minimum safe interval. Practically speaking (as a father of two) a year or two makes much more sense as an interval before getting pregnant again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does pre-seed lubricant help to conceive and if yes how? Can I use it 6 weeks after a 22 weeks sleeping baby. When will my period return after birth
Often quickly: Many moms have found themselves pregnant at 3 months post partum having babies one year apart. If you are trying to get pregnant give your body a chance to recover first. Ideal spacing when you can do it is 12-15 months after birth of last chid so siblings are 2-3 years apart. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: You will likely have discharge for 4-6 weeks after a vaginal birth. It will start out heavy and bloody and change to a brown, yellow and finally white color. If you are passing a clots or continue to have heavy bleeding after the first couple of days contact your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Go for it: After ten weeks there is no reason to avoid a bubble bath. Enjoy. ...Read more
Sex and pregnancy how long after c-section can a woman have sex?...Also how long after should she start doing house work again?
Most : Most doctors say to wait 6 weeks, however i tell patients that they can resume sex when they feel comfortable (i.e. No pain in stomach, scar healed). Some patients feel fine to have sex 2 weeks later. Everyone's recovery time is different. Light housework 2 weeks after a c-sec. Should be fine, and customary housework at 6 weeks. Again i will state that you should go at your own pace, resume activities when you are comfortable. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Whenever she wants: Whenever she wants.Get a more detailed answer ›
3 to 6 weeks: If you have an uncomplicated c-section and your wound is completely healed, usually at three to four weeks, and your OB allows you, then you can take a bath. Remember, bath tub water is not the cleanest. Your behind is in the same water as your wound! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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