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C-Section Questions.

When can I drive again?
When can I have sex again?
When can I clean and vacuum?
When can I finally pick up my 3 year old?

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hornz102485

Asked by hornz102485 at 7:27 PM on Aug. 12, 2010 in Health

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  • 2 weeks
    at least 6 weeks
    now
    prob not for a few weeks

    :)
    mommymeg03

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 7:30 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • i started to drive as soon as i was off heavy pain pills. the rest i started around 4 weeks doing light stuff. around 6 weeks i was back to normal.
    happy-go-lucky

    Answer by happy-go-lucky at 7:31 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • i drove 2 days later after my c-section because my son was in the NICU and i had nobody to drive me and i wanted to cuddle him and breastfeed him so even though they told me not too, i drove anyway and i was fine. i drove there a few times until he got out 5 days later. i had sex 2 weeks after but ur supposed to wait 6 weeks. not sure about the other two.
    PURPULbutterfly

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 7:31 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I drove 5 days later. Sex - 6 weeks I think. Pick up 3 year old - 2-3 weeks or when you are no longer in pain. Clean - 2 weeks?
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 7:35 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I'm sorry, OP...but didn't your OB/GYN tell you these things? If not, why didn't you ask?!
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 7:40 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I wasn't aloud to drive for 3 wks. I had a 4yr old (from a privious marriage) so I had him stay with his dad till I was back to normal so I rushed my recovery and over did it. I developed an infection so I was put on restriction until that healed.
    dlshaner

    Answer by dlshaner at 8:07 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • C-Section Questions.
    When can I drive again? they usully say off meds and when the cut is closed.
    When can I have sex again? generally 6 weeks.
    When can I clean and vacuum?no longer in pain.
    When can I finally pick up my 3 year old?
    6 weeks.

    What did the OB tell you?
    mamallamaof2

    Answer by mamallamaof2 at 8:45 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • C-Section Questions.
    When can I drive again? off meds and cut is closed without staples and healed... even if u were in a low impact accident and you hit the steering wheel, it would bust open the incision if it wasnt healed. I heard of this.

    When can I have sex again? generally 6 weeks, I tried after around 4 and it hur so so so so bad but i did dialate b4 my c-sections! I waited until 6 weeks the last time for sure!

    When can I clean and vacuum? no longer in pain.

    When can I finally pick up my 3 year old?
    6 weeks.
    AshJoe05

    Answer by AshJoe05 at 11:57 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

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