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Old 12-14-2011, 09:42 PM   #3
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Re: C/S tips on recovering from a cesarean

Originally Posted by Sweet_Fantasy_Fox View Post
I recommend you get up and out of bed as soon as you can, the moving around will help you heal faster, remember not to over do it.
Take your pain medicine as needed, don't try to be a hero.
Use a cuddly pillow to cough, sneeze, laugh, this helps so much.
yes, this exactly, stay on top of the pain meds! And a stool softener for sure, trying to use your body to push out a tough BM is awful because you don't have the core muscles to do it at that moment.
Maria, wife to David and stay-at-home-mama to four children.
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