I had a c-section on Tuesday after laboring for 24 hours and "failing to progress" past 9.5 cm. I was given a large amount of pain medication (including lidocaine and an epidural) during my unsuccessful labor and was also maxed out on Pitocin before they did the surgery in the end. I am now on oxycodone and motrin for the pain along with tylenol as needed. I noticed this morning (Sunday) that my ankles and feet are very swollen and they are even sore from the swelling...is this a common side effect from any of the medications i am taking or was given during labor? I also only gained 20lbs during the pregnancy but I got on the scale today and I havent lost any weight at all!! My son was 8lbs.3oz. Shouldn't I be weighing less now!? Any help/opinions would be appreciated.
Answer by 3gifts.from.god at 12:44 AM on Sep. 20, 2010
i had 3 c-sections and yep my feet swelled up...every time i look at theme all i could think was how i looked like fiona and cry cry cry...and my damn sisters started calling me kankles...good my sisters suck at times...you will get better soon
Answer by iNk-FrEaK at 12:47 AM on Sep. 20, 2010
Answer by lilydoyle at 1:12 AM on Sep. 20, 2010
Answer by CarriePM at 10:32 PM on Sep. 22, 2010