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hot tubs after pregnancy

how long after i give birth can i sit and relax in my hot tub?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:39 PM on Feb. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • that depends did you have a c- section or a vaginal and do you have stiches from tearing If you had a c-section or stiches from tearing I would wait till those heal but if you didnt then I dont see why you would have to wait.
    MamaAlderman_2

    Answer by MamaAlderman_2 at 6:48 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • I agree with the PP...if you don't have stitches, go ahead. I would wait til you stop bleeding though since you can't wear tampons for 6 weeks (if it hasn't been that long)
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 7:44 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • My OB/GYN told me to wait 6 weeks, until the post-partum visit so she can check that my cervix looks as it should. The same for baths. She said you risk infection if you do it sooner than that.
    StarLee

    Answer by StarLee at 8:40 PM on Feb. 25, 2009

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