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Had long bedrest for pregnancy complications and got weak. After c section, nurses aide acted like a drill sergeant. What's the need to walk like that?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Recovery
Early ambulation after any surgery, and especially after cesarean will decrease risk the risk for blood clots in the legs.
Ambulation also speeds recovery of bowel function after surgery.

In brief: Recovery
Early ambulation after any surgery, and especially after cesarean will decrease risk the risk for blood clots in the legs.
Ambulation also speeds recovery of bowel function after surgery.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Perhaps if the nurse's aide had explained why early ambulation is so important as a preventive measure, you might have felt more inclined to comply and speed your healing.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Cesarean section
Well, she was trying to get you up and going.
Walking around after your operation decreases the risk of blood clots. Blood clots are a very serious complication of cesarean section and one of the leading causes of maternal deaths in the us.

In brief: Cesarean section
Well, she was trying to get you up and going.
Walking around after your operation decreases the risk of blood clots. Blood clots are a very serious complication of cesarean section and one of the leading causes of maternal deaths in the us.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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