I didn't have a C-section, but I did have abdominal surgery with a large incision. I started taking baths I think around 10-14 days, not hot water of course (I'm pregnant after all), and very carefully. But the bath was nice and relaxing. Hope this helps, get some candles and give yourself a rest for the few minutes you might be able to steal in a tub.
I had emergency surgery after an unfortunate uterus rupture and my doctor said no baths for 6 weeks! Its been about 3 weeks and my large incision is looking pretty good, healing nicely. I would ask your doctor to make sure....
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