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Old 06-02-2009, 04:46 PM - Thread Starter
 
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since i had her on wed ive only had one bm is that normal or does it take time to get back to normal?

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Old 06-02-2009, 06:48 PM
 
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It took a few days for me to actually more than a tiny piece come out. Once it did then I became more regular again though I am still taking softners bc of the OBs cut and tearing. 1 day I went 5 times I think.

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With DD it took a few days, and then it was painful and only every other day for the first week or so. I didn't take anything with her, and I know that I wasn't drinking enough either. This time I have the softeners already and a whole case of Gatorade on hand. I really would like to avoid the pain!!!

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I had a c-section and I didn't have one until almost a week pp. I was taking stool softeners as I had some mega hemorroids (at least they felt mega!).

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I had a c section and it was about a week before I went again too. I keep getting constipated despite the stool softeners. I'm also on iron pills though so I think they're just evening each other out and not really helping loosen anything.

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I had one right after having him, once I got set up in the mommy/baby ward. However, I've had some...er...constipation issues since having him so I got something to take for home b/c I'm still not feeling great in my abdomen as far as straining, etc. goes. TMI, sorry!

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I think it took me about 2 days? I ate tons of fresh/frozen fruit that first week. I couldn't get enough. I may have been a bit too loose a couple of times. LOL
After that, I've regulated out pretty well. Now I just have the problem of getting a chance to actually get into the bathroom.
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well ive been once just not since last friday....i dont feel constipated just worried about getting that way

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My midwife told me that your digestive system slows down for birth, so it's normal to take some time to get back to your usual self; she also said drink lots of fluids (something I'm struggling with). I haven't had more than a few BMs since Julian was born, and I'm just not worrying about it; I feel fine so far...

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I've gone twice since last Friday....I've been using stool softeners. It hurts to "push" it, and the softeners make it easier.
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i went again today...not much pain so we r headed in the right direction

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