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    Mine wasn't elective but I recovered reasonably well, I was driving myself to hospital to visit bub after 3 weeks. DH took time off before then so I didn't even try to see if I would be OK to drive any earlier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Liddybugs View Post
    My OB said 2 weeks but to call my insurance company and find out their policies with driving after major surgery.
    6 weeks!
    They wouldn't cover if I was driving before the 6 weeks post op.
    I would call your insurance company to see what their policy is.
    Yes call your insurer. Some will say whenever your ob says it's ok.

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    Definitely check your insurer! My policy states I'm not covered for 6 weeks after any major surgery (with SGIO) ... which is why most Obs say to wait.

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    6 weeks - but I had additional surgery with the c/s

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonja View Post
    Yes call your insurer. Some will say whenever your ob says it's ok.
    I work for a major insurer and this is us 😊

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    8 days. I had terrible mastitis and had to get to the dr. I didn't want to take dd out so dh stayed home and looked after her. Pretty much drove somewhere every few of days after that. I recovered really fast but it came back and bit me in the butt. I ended up with a painful haematoma under my incision. I remember feeling a pinch when I pulled the pram out of the boot on one of those early outings.

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    3 weeks. It nearly killed me waiting that long

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    6w. Insurance reasons and had to wait for obs clearance.

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    Ten days. My insurance said they had no policy on this when I rang them.

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    6 days. I'm with Nrma. I rang them and they said if OBS puts no restrictions on you then go for it. My OBS didn't so I drive the day I came home as my filling cameo out and I had to leave bub at home and drive to dentist.


 

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