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When Can I Exercise After A C Section
Post op: Immediately. Many are offered showers there in their rooms when they can stand. ...Read more
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
Carefully.: After 3-6 weeks have passed from your cesarean section (and if ok with your doctor) you may start working out slowly with swimming, treadmill, or stationary bike. Don't overdo it, though - 30-45 minutes 4-5 times/week suffice. Depending on your prior habits, you may further increase this regimen back to your baseline within 3-6 months after the c-section. Avoid heavy lifting! ...Read more
Yes, but concerns: Vaginal birth after c section = vbac, is often medically possible. After a c-section, the uterus has a scar from healing, that is the major concern. Even though the scar may not look bad before the uterus stretches, as your uterus expands for the growing fetus, the scarred area may become thin, with higher risk of tearing during contractions. Some hospitals decide that the legal risks are too high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better to wait: Carbonated beverages have a tendency to increase gas/bloating in the belly. Most people recovering from surgery, especially abdominal surgery, are better off waiting to consume these beverages while the intestines regain normal function. Gas/bloating in this case will worsen pain/discomfort. More information about your case in a consult may help better guide a personalized timeline. ...Read more
Ask your OB surgeon: The best person to ask what occurred in the or and what challenges a woman faces after surgery is the OB who was the senior doctor on the case. It is always appropriate for a patient to ask to see the surgeon to come talk to her even if not her usual doctor. Information about what was seen and what occurred can be gained and put in perspective. Plus advice about exercise, precautions can be given. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not recommended: Water births no longer recommened by national pediatric organizations ...Read more
After two c sections and a miscarriage a week ago, i found out i hv polycystic ovaries. Will it be difficult to conceive again? When can I try?
See a doctor : You are young with three pregnancies so should have a good chance to conceive. However pcos or polycystic ovarian syndrome may have an impact upon your health. Pcos can increase your risk for infertility, diabetes, weight gain, high blood pressure and some cancers. The good news is that it can be treated. Please see a reproductive endocrinologist for advice and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just deliver my baby by c-section one month ago when can i start a diet and exercise and is the squat exercise effect my caesarean ?
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