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how long after you had your baby did you go swiming again

i was just wondering because my family is going to the beach this weekend and i was wanting to go swimming i just had my baby on the first of this month so will it be OK.

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:57 PM on May. 27, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • I personally would not go in this early. You are still healing...I don't know if you had a c-section or if you delivered vaginally and tore or what, but going into filthy lake or ocean water could cause an infection. I wouldn't risk it if I was you.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:02 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • I had my daughter 2 years and 6 days ago and I still haven't been swimming lol.

    Anyway, if the lochia has stopped and you're feeling well healed it's fine. If you're still feeling sore or have stitches then avoid it.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 11:11 PM on May. 27, 2010

  • I went swimming in a pool 3 weeks after my daughter was born. The bleeding had stopped and I had taken several baths. I asked my dr and they okayed it.

    Answer by missanc at 8:12 AM on May. 28, 2010

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