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How long till you can swim in a lake after you have your baby?

I had my baby almost two weeks ago...my birthday is sunday and I was thinking of going to the lake with DH cause its close and MIL wanted to watch DS.

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cowgirlmidwife

Asked by cowgirlmidwife at 9:45 AM on Jul. 23, 2010 in Health

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  • I was told 8 wks
    karamille

    Answer by karamille at 9:47 AM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • if you had no stitches, I'd say go, but I'm not sure I would trust lake water on stitches, might cause an infection.
    DarkFaery131

    Answer by DarkFaery131 at 9:48 AM on Jul. 23, 2010

  • i was told 6 weeks for everything but idk call your OB and ask.
    for me never i hate lakes
    sandraberke

    Answer by sandraberke at 9:56 AM on Jul. 23, 2010

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