It’s been around a month since I gave birth to my baby. After a complicated labour, I opted for C - section, the healing process has planned out well. So when can I start doing exercises like swimming, running etc?
It’s been around a month since I gave birth to my baby. After a complicated labour, I opted for C - section, the healing process has planned out well. So when can I start doing exercises like swimming, running etc?

After delivery, it takes approximately around six weeks for complete internal healing of the tissues. Pelvic exercises and kegel exercises can be started as soon as you are comfortable. You can also perform some gentle toning exercises with your hands and legs in the first six weeks, but if it strains your body seek your doctors advice.

Once you are comfortable, you can also start walking for five minutes to begin with. Walk and slowly increase the. Time you walk. Cycling, swimming and aerobics can be performed slowly, after six weeks. Initially you may not be able to do more than ten minutes. But slowly, you can build up your strength. All types of workouts can be started after three months. 


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