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    Default Swimming after giving birth

    My dd is now 6 weeks I've been to my 6 week check up but my dr didn't check to see if my cervix had closed and I forgot to ask if I can go swimming. Any ideas if I can? I have stopped bleeding s week ago I'm just worried :-/ what did your dr check at your 6 week check up?

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    I thought the 6 week thing was just if you've had a c-section and it's a public pool, correct me if I'm wrong. My GP has never checked my cervix at the 6 week checkup.
    I would say swim away.

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    I thought that after the bleeding stopped you were good to go. Interested to see other answers.

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    Good to go as soon as your not bleeding for a SVB

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    Sorry what's svb? I had a normal delivery. After my first daughters check up the dr checked to see if cervix was closed so I thought that was the norm

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    Standard vaginal birth?

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    When I had my son, I never thought twice about going swimming.. and I was never told not to. My first swim was 9 days after his birth at the beach. Still bleeding, had a lot of stiches too, but I figured, salt water is great for wounds, and it also completely refreshed me after a long hospital stay and complications.
    I probably wouldn't go in chlorine or a public pool though.
    Just call your doc and ask if you are really worried

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