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How long after childbirth before I can return to competitive running?
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Depends on you
It depends on how much you've run during your pregnancy, how you deliver and whether you plan on nursing.
You can get back to running at some level even a week after delivery. More activity will mean more bleeding, less milk supply.

In brief: Depends on you
It depends on how much you've run during your pregnancy, how you deliver and whether you plan on nursing.
You can get back to running at some level even a week after delivery. More activity will mean more bleeding, less milk supply.
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