Recovering From C Section Surgery - 4 Tips To
Speed Things Up...
Recovering from c
section surgery will take some time, after all you've just been through a major abdominal
operation, but there are a few ways that you can help to speed things along so you can get back to feeling in control of your life and the care
of your new baby.
tips will help to quickly boost your energy levels and speed up your c section
think that because it has been dressed and is covered up that it will be fine, it is a delicate wound in a position
on the body that is almost impossible not to move and bend, so occasionally the smallest of tasks might easily
cause it to pull apart.
need to be careful not to aggravate your wound when you are recovering from c
section surgery, it is important that you do stay active.
bending, twisting or bouncing movements at first, but do try to walk around and gradually increase the amount of
time that you can do this for.
Aim to stand
tall and pull your tummy muscles in as you do so.
Exercise the Stomach
three reasons why you need to start doing this immediately after c section
help to pull in and realign the stomach muscles, secondly to
increase blood flow to the area and thirdly to help strengthen
and support the spine and pelvis. Without doing this, you run the risk of suffering from long term back pain, having a
rounded stomach forever and prolonging the healing process for possibly months instead of just a few
Start a walking
One of the
best ways to speed up your c section
recovery is to start walking as soon as possible. In hospital and for the first few days, this
may be something more like a shuffle than a walk.
As your scar
becomes less painful and you begin to feel stronger you should start to gradually increase the amount of walking
you can do.
of walking are too long to list here, but as far as recovering from c section
surgery is concerned then it will help you to become fitter and stronger, improve your circulation,
improve your posture and help to rebuild confidence and self esteem.
order to help your c section recovery run smoothly and quickly it is important to listen to your body.
Rest when you
need to, but be active whenever you can.
will certainly slow down the repair of your wound but you will also notice other problems from doing
nothing, such as feeling constantly tired, losing confidence, being stuck inside the house and feeling
isolated which will all have very negative effects on your mood and your recovery.
Fully recovering from c section
surgery may take many months, and it usually takes about four to
six weeks for a c-section surface incision to heal properly.
‘The Essential Guide To Exercising After A
Caesarean’ is a comprehensive guide designed for women
who have just had a c-section which teaches essential exercises after
c-section that are safe and effective for assisting a full
and complete c section recovery