->C-Section is a surgical process where the baby is delivered by making a cut on the abdomen and uterus. C-Section is generally done if vaginal birth is felt impossible or unsafe.
->In most cases, the C-Section is unplanned and done if any complication occurs at the time of labor.
->In some cases, C-section is planned previous because if the person has any of the following medication condition exists,
• Already done C-section for the previous baby.
• If the pelvis is smaller than the average size baby.
• Sometimes expecting multiple babies.
• If the baby's position is horizontal or sideways.
• If the placenta is attached as low in the uterus.
Follow the Do’s and Don’ts that promotes and help in faster recovery:
Incision Care post C-section:
• Use warm water and mild soap to wash the incision.
• Pat it dry after cleansing.
• Keep the incision area always clean and dry.
• Don’t use cleaning products with the harsh chemical it may worsen.
Diet post C-section:
• Eat a balanced and healthy diet.
• Improve Water intake and juice intake in your diet.
• Try to add fibre-rich foods to your diet.
• Avoid alcoholic beverages.
• Avoid caffeine and carbonated drinks.
• Avoid spicy foods.
Physical Activity post-C-Section:
• Take enough time to sit comfortably.
• Try to do walking daily.
• When you are about to cough place a pillow on the incision area.
• Take enough rest.
• Consult lactation expect if you face difficulties in breastfeeding.
• Regularly shower to keep yourself clean.
• Avoid using tampons.
• Do lift the heavier object.
• Avoid swimming.
• Avoid steaming or sauna.
• Avoid climbing stairs.
• Avoid rigorous activity.
• Avoid sexual activity until your doctor permits.