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how long do's it take to recover after haveing a baby natural an or c section

do's it take months weeks or do's it depend on how u have it

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jessica82009

Asked by jessica82009 at 10:18 PM on May. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • with my first i was fine when i came home from the hospital at 2 days the only thing is my private was sore for about a couple weeks, but because i had to have forceps with baby 2 i would had also been fine after but i had problems with leaking spinal fluid after the epidural so i ended up with 2 blood patches so i was in a lot of pain with back pain and headaches for about 2 months and i still have the headaches 16 months now i have been seeing a nerologist to see why i keep getting headaches
    mommy5409

    Answer by mommy5409 at 10:23 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • it depends on each person it took me 2 weeks after my son and i had him naturally with no drugs. I have also heard it depends on how much weight u gained during the pregnancy
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:23 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • mommy5409 you are getting those head acks because when they have you the epidural they pinched the main never. this happens very offten when getting epidurals
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:26 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • I think every mom is different for me it took about 4 to 5 weeks I had a natural birth
    MizfitMommy

    Answer by MizfitMommy at 10:31 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • I had a labor then a section and later two sections. My first one I was really sick with an infection and was kept in the hospital for over a week. Things were really hard when I came home finally. But my next two sections with out labor because of that bad experieince the first time my doctors made sure it didn't happen again, were not bad. I felt better within about 2 to three weeks after my last two sections. You're not supposed to walk up and down stairs for about three weeks after sections, at least I wasn't because of my history. I had an epidural for each of my three sections. I know like spinal anesthes. they can cause headaches too. I hope mommy5409 gets better! and op good luck to you and CONGRATULATIONS!!!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:34 PM on May. 5, 2009

  • i had a c-section and was fine the next day. my incesion took about 3 weeks to heal.
    vickwu

    Answer by vickwu at 10:43 PM on May. 5, 2009

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