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“Whether your c-section is planned or unexpected, you may be wondering how you can recover quickly. Here are some c-section recovery tips we’ve gathered…
Take it easy, but get up and move around as soon as you feel able…
Plan on staying in the hospital robe the whole stay or else bring pants that will come up over your belly, or nightgowns. You don’t want anything pressing or messing around your incision for the first couple weeks. Yoga pants that fold over at the waist can be comfortable at this stage of healing…
Take pain meds whenever you are offered to stay on top of the pain. Its much easier to stay on top of the pain or keep it at bay then it is to get rid of pain once it sets in. Don’t try to be a super-hero by stopping medications prematurely before your body is really ready…” (Read the full piece here.)
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