I had an epidural with my first, that completely deadened me for awhile, but thankfully it was turned down when I was pushing, and then with all the stuff that happened afterwards (delivering the placenta, stitching the small vaginal tears, nursing the baby), I was able to get up and walk by the time I was being moved from the delivery room to the maternity room. Then I walked into the bathroom after I got to the room, but a nurse stood in the room with me while I urinated, which made it much harder.
My second was a homebirth. I tore a fair amount and had to have about 10 stitches, so I was on my back for awhile with that and then nursing, but I was able to get up and go to the bathroom and to take a shower after that. I felt steadier on my feet, but I stayed in bed that night because of the tear. The next day I got up, got dressed and came downstairs. Everytime I had to go to the bathroom, I would go upstairs to my bedroom, because of the stitches made the whole bathroom thing a trick, and I had my peri bottle and other things there, so it was just easier to use the upstairs bathroom. I was told to stay in bed and keep my legs close together, but honestly, it didn't feel like a problem to go up and down stairs. I think mentally I should have stayed in bed another day, though.