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How early after giving birth can i swim in a river?

not chlorine...are river cleaner?

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princesslila

Asked by princesslila at 1:12 AM on Jun. 12, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I wouldn't until I was healed down there. Never know what's floating around in a river.
    Razelda

    Answer by Razelda at 1:13 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • agree with Razelda
    pocmom

    Answer by pocmom at 1:18 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • When you're fully healed. 4-8 weeks pp.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 1:35 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • the same time they okay you to take a bath after giving birth.. around 6 weeks (obviously you can shower after giving birth but they don't want you sitting in bathwater )
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 2:16 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • watch a few episodes of river monsters and answer that question for yourself.

    in other words, never, stick to swimming pools.
    but if you do brave the giant fish with steak knife teeth, for the love of god don't risk your baby in there with that disease that goes around every summer
    ilovemymonsterr

    Answer by ilovemymonsterr at 2:20 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • not untill the doc says u can
    BOOKER123ABC

    Answer by BOOKER123ABC at 2:32 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • I would want till my doctor ok'd it
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 8:39 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • It depends what's in the river. If you have a tear, you don't want an infection down there. I'd ask the doctor.
    JSD24

    Answer by JSD24 at 9:51 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • A pool will help u heal a lake or river has a lot of bacteria
    rinamomof2

    Answer by rinamomof2 at 10:22 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

  • LMAO river monsters...
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 10:26 AM on Jun. 12, 2011

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