Hello! I am having a c-section in Sept. I would like to hear experiences with that. Also, I will be having my tubes tied at the same time. How was your experience with that? I also will have a four-year-old when this child is born she was born naturally, but the delivery was horrible as we both almost died. How was recovery afterward? When did you go back to work and normal activities? Thanks so much
I had a tubal with my last c-section. The recuperation wasn’t different from the tubal. The c section was about 6 weeks. Can’t pick the 4 year old up until your post opt visit. Some do fine. I’m a ninny and suffered. You’ll do fine. Good luck!
I didnt have a c section but with my tubal after my son i was super sore and bruised from my belly bitton down but other then that is was just like healing from giving birth
After c section you will need to wait 6 weeks to go back to work. Do not lift more than 10 lbs. About the second day you will develop abdominal pain. That’s due to gas buildup. The only way to get rid of that is to walk. Be active. Avoid seasoned food Use a pillow across your stomach when you cough so it doesn’t hurt so bad. Clean incision every day. If you notice quite a bid of redness or drainage after about a week notify your doctor. Your going to be ok as long as you follow orders
Had tubes tied with my 3rd c-section and there was no difference, in fact recovered quicker.
I had both done on the 13th of last month and I’m still trying to get over it. But your doctor will tell you things you can and can’t do. I have a 1 year old and now a almost month old. Be prepared to be sore when you cough sneeze and everything. All body’s are different so you really can’t go by what ppl say. Right now I’m having stomach problems I haven’t eaten a Decent meal since I’ve gotten out the hospital and I’m guessing from have my tubs tide I still hurt. The most odd thing is my body is rejecting the stitches and there poking out of my skin.
I have a very very similar story!
My oldest was 4 when my youngest was born. My oldest was born vaginally but got stuck coming out and it nearly killed us both. He wasn’t large so it was decided that we would have the youngest via csection.
I healed faster from the c-section than i did from vaginal birth with my oldest because of the lack of trauma. I still had to follow the lifting guidelines…but…
I had the c-section Tuesday. Was out of the hospital thursday. Was doing housework Friday. Went to the park on saturday. And driving by monday.
I stopped taking the heavy pain killers sunday (I’d really only taken them at night) but continued to take the ibuprofen. You’ll also want to make sure you take a stool softener. Ask for a binder for your belly that will help a lot.
This is my 2nd c section , first one I almost died . My 4th kid and u aren’t suppose to due much of anything for weeks. Getting fixed thru the belly button this time. With getting fixed They say its suppose to hurt bad and periods are suppose to be worse than normal but mines terrible as they are already. Unfortunately I have no one to do what I do at home cooking, cleaning, raising kids , taking them back n fourth to school etc so I’ll wing it like last time. It took forever to heal due to me having to continue life as if I wasnt cut from hip to hip.
I don’t have my tubes tied, but I had a c-section. I found out baby boy was breech at 36 weeks and I wasn’t willing to do the inversion procedure so I scheduled my c-section…ended up going into labor at 36 weeks and 4 days so I had to have the c-section early. I was TERRIFIED and legit blacked out from a panic attack. Turns out…it went so smooth and everything went amazingly well. I had heard horror stories of c-section surgery and recovery but it was not anything like I expected. So don’t assume it’s gonna be bad at all!
I agree with the pillow on your stomach when you cough. The uterine massages SUCK after ç section. I almost punched the nurse. I had a c section a year ago and still don’t have feeling at the incision area.
I will be completely honest and tell you recovery from a csection is HORRIBLE and extremely painful.
I was refusing a C-section bc I had already had two Vbacs and 8 births. But we found out while I was in labor that it was twins, so I consented to the surgery and decided to get the tubal. My recovery was pretty standard, I swelled more though than anything before, my ankles looked like tree stumps. I had a torn muscle from coughing while still pregnant (that shit hurt so bad) and a hernia, but besides that, I tandem nursed and took care of my kids with help and about 2 months I was semi recovered. About 6 months fully recovered and doing great.
6 weeks. I loved my csection. Just don’t strain yourself cause the incision can split open
I have had 3 c-sections and my last one I had my tubes tied. I honestly didn’t have any issues. I was up walking around after my last 2 c-sections in hours. But I was told I was rare but my baby was in NICU and I wanted to see him so I went. But I also think it depends on how u handle pain. Each person is different then the next
Had my tubes tied after my son’s c-section. Best advice I got was to walk a lot. Wasn’t bad…hurts the first few days a lot but after that just sore for a long time. The scar “burned” for a year. I recovered in about the same amount of time as from my all natural child birth with my daughter.
I had an emergency c section and i was up walking around Walmart 3 days later
I had a traumatic delivery with my first as well. The c-section after was a cakewalk recovery compared to the first. Don’t stress. I did my tubal a month later. I wish I had done it simultaneously. You will do great. Don’t stress!
You are going to need some help with taking care of your newborn and 4 year old. My kids were 4 years apart and the 4 year old definitely needed some attention I couldn’t give her during my recovery. I do not have any experience with tubal procedure but the C-section recovery will be long and rough. Take it easy. Rely on your support system for help. In the hospital, they will push you to walk which is going to be difficult. Keep in mind, it’s not going to be easy. I’ve had 2.
About 6 weeks I had my tubes tied after my youngest son was born an he’s almost 12 years old
Second csection. Tubes done. Recovery has been pretty easy.
First csection was sucky. My muscles were so useless.