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When can exercise be started after a c-section delivery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Apr-2014
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User:i want to know that by when a mother should start exercise to reduce fat from the body after c-section delivery
Doctor:she can start after 6 weeks post the CS
Doctor:begin with walking at increasing paces
User:ok, what apart from walking
Doctor:later she can go in for stretching and other exercises
Doctor:she must continue to breast feed the baby as well, that helps to shed the extra weight
User:she is continuing that,
Doctor:She must start the exercises slowly
User:but some weight is left at her belly and bumps
Doctor:Avoid stretching much as it can open up the Cesarean wound
Doctor:Yes, it would be there for sometime
Doctor:It is not going to be easy
Doctor:She needs to work out gradually and continuously
Doctor:any more queries?
User:any specially diet you recomend
Doctor:avoid all the junk, high fatty and spicy food
Doctor:Stick to vegetables and fruits
User:thanks alot
User:no more query as of now.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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