Perhaps you know you're going to have a c-section for medical reasons. Or you want to be prepared...just in case. We've got the details on what to expect after a cesarean section as well as other helpful tips. Cesarean recovery: What nobody tells you. It's a subject that pregnancy books tend to gloss over and prenatal instructors choose to ignore: exactly how your body will feel after a cesarean birth. It can be impossible to predict ahead of time whether or not you will be delivering your baby via cesarean section. Therefore it's important to arm yourself with the facts before you go into labor. Ann Douglas, author of The Mother of All Pregnancy Books: The Ultimate Guide to Conception, Birth and Everything in Between and The Mother of All Baby Books: The Ultimate Guide to Your Baby's First Year, gives you the 4-1-1. Abdominal exercises after a c-section. After a cesarean section, how can you get your abdomen back in shape? Lisa Stone, an ACE-certified Pre-and Post-Natal Fitness Instructor, has some suggestions to consider (along with your caregiver's advice). How will I feel after a c-section? More than just a means of bringing your baby into the world, a cesarean section is major surgery. How will you feel after giving birth by c-section? Childbirth educator and author Linda B Jenkins has some answers. How to lose baby weight after a c-section. Been through a c-section and frustrated about getting back into your pre-pregnancy jeans? Compared to mommies who have had their babies vaginally, if you’ve endured a cesarean section you may be faced with more of a challenge when it comes to shedding the baby weight. So, before you throw in the towel, check out expert insight about your postpartum body and first-hand advice from real moms post-c-section.
Perhaps you know you're going to have a c-section for medical reasons. Or you want to be prepared...just in case. We've got the details on what to expect after a cesarean section as well as other helpful post-cesarean tips.