Postpartum Depression (PPD) Community
How long does it take to recover?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Postpartum Depression (PPD).

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

How long does it take to recover?

Hi all, I am starting to develop fear :( it's my first time...
I was wondering how long does it take to recover the delivery? I would like to know your story
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
1280088_tn?1335916468
it depend which kind of delivery you had , mine was normal dlivery so i took like 6 weeks to recover but it was painless and fast recovery, but c-section take little long time to recover.
Blank
1424416_tn?1330953059
Hi there, after a normal delivery, eg no tearing etc, you should recover fairly quickly, usually within a couple of days you should almost feel like your old self again, I was fine about 5 minutes after the birth of my first baby, up and walking around myself, much to the distress of the nurses lol. after a complicated birth it may take a good few days longer but should still be fairly quick. after a cesarian section however the recovery time in around 8 weeks minimum. good luck and enjoy being a parent :)
Blank
377493_tn?1356505749
I had a c-section and actually healed quite quickly.  I was up walking less then 12 hours afterward which I think helped quite a bit.  I followed my Dr.'s instructions to the letter and also was fortunate to have no infection or anything to slow me down.  I have never had a vaginal delievery, so if that is the case with you, I'm sorry I can't be of more help.  
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Postpartum Depression (PPD) Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
689528_tn?1364139441
Blank
Heatherm4
London, ON
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Bee_xo
2193601_tn?1392464237
Blank
Proudmama86
Fort Worth, TX
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Mikkijb