What should I do to get my body ready for baby number two after giving birth?

Tracie L - posted on 07/06/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I had a baby in April by C-section. I'm giving myself until October to get ready for baby number two. What should I do to get my body ready so soon after having my first?

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Jodi - posted on 07/06/2012

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Doctors actually generally recommend at LEAST 18 months for a c-section, 6 months is nowhere near long enough. Remember you have a lot of scar tissue to heal, and if it doesn't heal properly, there can be complications with your next pregnancy. Talk to your doctor, but I would wait a lot longer if I were you. Enjoy the time you have with you young one, focus on that for now.

~♥Little Miss - posted on 07/06/2012

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Let yourself heal. Typically doctors want you to heal from a c section longer than than to ensure the uterus does not rupture, but just speak with your doctor about when you are planning on getting prego again.

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