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What's the recovery time to work after having a baby?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 6 weeks

I recommend 6 weeks off after having a baby delivered vaginally, and 8 weeks off after having a baby by cesarean section.
This would be for medical time off. Often people will take more time off as family leave.

In brief: 6 weeks

I recommend 6 weeks off after having a baby delivered vaginally, and 8 weeks off after having a baby by cesarean section.
This would be for medical time off. Often people will take more time off as family leave.
Dr. Karen Jones
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