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can't go number 2.....

okay i just delivered my son on the 5th and i have not had an urge at all to go number 2. is this normal? i'm eating fine and peeing fine i just don't feel any pressure to number 2 at all.

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cleo2582

Asked by cleo2582 at 3:06 PM on Aug. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • No, they say that you should have a bowel movement within 2 or 3 days of having a baby. You should call your doctor. If you wait much longer you could end up with some issues.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:07 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

  • I also had problems with that after giving birth... They gave me stool softener but it took about 2 weeks until I finally could do number 2...
    crazypink

    Answer by crazypink at 3:13 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

  • drink lots of water, eat lots of high fiber foods (fruits (not banana), vegetables, whole grains and legumes).
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 3:27 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

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