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When can i take a bath after having a c-section?

I had my c-section 5 weeks ago. I'm not bleeding anymore & I'm tired of taking showers. When can I relax in the tub again?

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stacymorgan2009

Asked by stacymorgan2009 at 10:05 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Health

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  • my doctor told me i could after i stopped bleeding and the wound looked nice and healed. about 4 weeks he said.
    GoddessHeatherM

    Answer by GoddessHeatherM at 10:11 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • As long as stitches/staples are out and you aren't bleeding you should be fine. Also, that you are able to get in and out of the bathtub.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:57 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • What does it say in your discharge instructions?
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:01 AM on Jul. 26, 2009

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