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Crazycatlady15 Sun 02-Aug-15 09:57:10

Hello, I had a section on 28th July so early days in terms of recovery but I just wanted to ask for some advice /opinions.

My blood loss appears to be OK now and nothing out of the ordinary but the pain feels pretty awful. I have bad pain in my stomach area, the scar seems to be fine but I have really nasty pain to the side of my belly button and side of my stomach, it kind of feels like a burning and stretchy pain. I have to hold my bump underneath whilst walking around and getting in and out of bed as it is so uncomfortable.

I am due a visit from the midwife today so will mention it to her but just wondered if anyone has experienced anything similar?

mygreeneyedboy Sun 02-Aug-15 10:03:18

Are you continuing with painkillers? It takes a while for the pain to go.. What does the cut look like? (Get a mirror to help if you need it). Also get the midwife to look at it.

Crazycatlady15 Sun 02-Aug-15 10:12:38

I am still taking codeine, paracetamol, ibuprofen and also have some iron tablets as my levels are low. I am also on antibiotics for a slight infection, had IV antibiotics before I left the hospital. The cut looks very neat and seems to be healing fine, the midwife checked it on Friday and said it looked really good...

niceupthedance Sun 02-Aug-15 10:16:57

Might it just be after pains from uterus (my c section memory has faded somewhat)?

Crazycatlady15 Sun 02-Aug-15 10:29:35

I did wonder that, my brain is mush at the moment so I am probably worrying about nothing.

Whatabout Sun 02-Aug-15 12:18:07

Are you formula feeding? If you are breast feeding you mustn't take codeine.

Hope the pain eases soon, get lots of rest flowers

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