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Are there any foods you can eat that will help the first bowel movement not be so painful after a c-section?
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Saurabh Bajpai
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In brief: Foods rich in fiber
Foods rich in fiber with lots of water can help ease your bowel movements.
Veggies, whole grains and lots of water will help your bowel movement and are also healthy for you as well. Also, may add prune juice, prunes, pears or apples to diet to increase the fiber.

In brief: Foods rich in fiber
Foods rich in fiber with lots of water can help ease your bowel movements.
Veggies, whole grains and lots of water will help your bowel movement and are also healthy for you as well. Also, may add prune juice, prunes, pears or apples to diet to increase the fiber.
Saurabh Bajpai
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Dr. Troy Reyna
also take a stool softener to counter the effects of any pain medication you are taking.
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