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When can I start exercising after a cesarean?

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Dr. Amy Herold
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 6 weeks

You should wait at least 6 weeks before starting to exercise after a c-section.
Light walking is ok but do not lift anything heavy or do anything strenuous to protect the stitches you have on the inside. They take longer to heal than the skin incision that you can see on the outside.

In brief: 6 weeks

You should wait at least 6 weeks before starting to exercise after a c-section.
Light walking is ok but do not lift anything heavy or do anything strenuous to protect the stitches you have on the inside. They take longer to heal than the skin incision that you can see on the outside.
Dr. Amy Herold
Dr. Amy Herold
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Dr. Michael Patney
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 6 weeks

Most surgeons suggest 6 weeks before exercising for any abdominal surgery.

In brief: 6 weeks

Most surgeons suggest 6 weeks before exercising for any abdominal surgery.
Dr. Michael Patney
Dr. Michael Patney
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