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after a c section

how many weeks after a csection can u start heavier exercise

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Asked by dilemma1 at 5:02 PM on Sep. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • It depends on each person. It took me about 3 weeks to even be able to stand up straight much less exercise! Listen to your body and you'll know when you can try...

    Answer by KennsWifey at 5:04 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • Generally it's about 6-10 weeks, depending.
    Usually, by the second checkup with OB, they'll give you the go-ahead.

    Answer by K_Sawyer at 5:04 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

  • It really depends on how you feel. I just started exercising a month ago and it's been 22 mos now. I think I could have started a lot earlier, I was walking around the PX/commissary when dd was 4 days old. My problem was walking up stairs until she was 6-8 wks old.

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 5:42 PM on Sep. 17, 2009

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