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What happens to my body after delivery?

What happens to my body after delivery?

You can take it home: .....along with the baby. You take care of it like you did during pregnancy & you look forward to being able to exercise & get fit just like you may well have been prior to delivery. You will look great, feel great, and you will be the envy of all of your friends. My wife got her shape back & her energy levels in 4 weeks after each one of our four children. She looks the same as 23 years ago ...Read more

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How can I expect to feel after delivery?

How can I expect to feel after delivery?

Very dependent: There is a sense of relief that the journey is over, but how you feel depends on the journey. If the labor lasted three hours, you'll feel shocked but great. If you were in labor for 2 days and were ultimately delivered by c-section, you'll be exhausted. Try to enter the delivery process with an open mind. With few expectations other than a healthy baby, you should feel fantastic. ...Read more

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How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

How long after delivery can I go to the gym?

Depends: If you had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery and were not given any restrictions by your doctor you can go the gym whenever you like. ...Read more

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Shivered after delivery. A lot. Why was that?

Shivered after delivery. A lot. Why was that?

LOST your heater: Pregnancy creates another human being and the baby was a source of heat-energy. You acclimated slowly to the growing baby so it was less noticeable. Then in short period of time that little heat source is gone and you shiver. Adults produce 116 watts/hr (2400 kcal/day) on average, a newborn produces 19 watts/hr (116 kcal/kg/day). ...Read more

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My wife refuses to go back to work after delivery?

My wife refuses to go back to work after delivery?

Delivery: Firstly giver her some time to recover. If she has had ample rest - i would be concerned she has post-partum depression. Discuss this with the OB doctor. ...Read more

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If a woman dies a couple of weeks after delivery could it be related?

If a woman dies a couple of weeks after delivery could it be related?

Postpartum death: There are quite a few reasons for a woman to die even a few weeks after child birth. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have complications from hellp 7 months after delivery?

No HELPP: No, the condition is unrelated to pregnancy but may still be a serious problem and you should have a checkup with your obgyn. ...Read more

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My skin has become very dark after delivery how and when will I get back my normal skin.?

My skin has become very dark after delivery how and when will I get  back my normal skin.?

Dark skin after baby: it is not uncommon to see pigment changes in the skin when pregnant. Be sure to always use sunscreen to prevent further darkening. Most skin changes will resolve within 6-12 months, sometimes in as little as 3. ...Read more

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Hw to lose weight after delivery?

Hw  to lose weight after delivery?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more