How many weeks after giving birth do u have to wait?

how many weeks after having a baby do u have to wait before u can go to the gym? and what about swimming? doesnt say on discharge papers. also i had a vaginal birth with a 1st degree tear if that makes any difference

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  • Pippin
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    You would want to wait until after your 6 week check-up for any vigerous exercise. You should be able to swim once the bleeding stops, and do light exercise (walking, etc.) as soon as you feel up to it.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    I would expect 6 weeks( duration of acute phase in healing). Talk to on/gyn on your next appt to be sure! Give your body time to heal girl!

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