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1st bowel movement after birth

how long did it take u to have a bowel movement w/o worrying taht your stiches wouldnt fall of ? lol
ik they dont , but a lot of women think that lol

did you have hemorroids postpartum ? if you did , are they gone ?

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Asked by happymom1988 at 8:21 PM on Nov. 21, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • Don't remember how long after but do remember it hurt like h*ll. Yes to the hemorroids, they eventually go away.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:24 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • no on the hems

    but i know i waited a long time before being brave enough to take the poop

    and yes it hurt

    Answer by staciandababy at 8:29 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • It hurts, but if you use that peri-bottle the hospital gives you, it makes the pain less intense (use warm water). Honesty, the THOUGHT of doing it is worse than actually doing it!! Also use a stoll softener, so you don't have to strain.

    I think I waited a few days after giving birth. I had an episiotomy too.

    Answer by Fallaya at 8:38 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • my lil one is almost 18months and it still hurts to pass a bowl. i use the bottle tthey gave me and put warm water in it, it realy helps, also pull a stool or something up and put ur feet up on it

    Answer by angelairelan at 8:41 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • take a stool softener, drink lots of juice and water, and use the peri bottle with warm water.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:37 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

  • STOOL SOFTENER!!! There truly was nothing better. I took it for about a week to 2 and I never had a hard or painful time going. Now peeing hurt like all get out and sitting to go was not fun either.  I used a sitz bath to help with some of the pain and sat on my boppy often.


    Answer by Anonymous at 11:21 PM on Nov. 21, 2009

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