I know I'm not allowed to lift over 10 lbs for 6 weeks but what about pushing a double stroller with my newborn and 13 month old in it? Obviously I wouldn't go too far, just maybe around the block. I feel so bad that I can't really do anything with my 13 month old and that she's cooped up inside most of the day. Yesterday I took her out so she could toddle around but she got mad that I wouldn't let her go in the street and sat on the ground mad, so I had to call my mom to come get her since I can't lift her. I figure in the stroller someone can put her in & take her out, and we can still get some fresh air. She weighs about 23 lbs. I know I should check with the doctor above all but just curious if this is not such a good idea. I had my c-section a week ago today, and feel wonderful, my ob did a GREAT job. I went home friday and stopped taking pain meds sunday.
Answer by Nyx7 at 10:34 AM on Jan. 20, 2010
I would be very cautious... Even pushing a stroller can strain the sutures. Even thought the outside stitches seem intact, the internal ones can tear and cause infection or bleeding. I would just call someone to come entertain the toddler for a few hours a day.
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