Precautions After Caesarian Section

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Answer User Questions and other Caesarian topics.

After a Caesarian, can I lift heavy objects?

Precautions After Caesarian Section

When women have a caesarian section (c-section) there are many precautions she should take after the surgery. The precautions are to avoid any unnecessary complications, such as tearing of stitches.

Women who have had a C-section should avoid lifting anything heavier than her baby for six weeks. This gives the incision time to heal and reduces the risk of tearing the incision. Women should not lift her other children or the baby in its car seat.

Women should also avoid driving, going up and down stairs and doing any strenuous exercise until the incision has been allowed time to heal. This usually takes about six weeks.

It is necessary to follow these precautions in order to heal appropriately from the surgery.

   

Comments

8/10/2009 3:20:21 AM
shefali said:

This is really a great help and suggesstion




Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Caesarian Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Mary White