BabyFit Sponsors help keep the site free!

 

Sponsors help keep BabyFit free!
 
Pages (1):  
Report Inappropriate Post
Pregnancy Message Boards

driving after delivery

AUTHOR:
MESSAGE POSTED:
AIDENBABY
Posts: 6982
8/15/06 2:41 P

My Profile
AIDENBABY's Photo
I had 3-4 stitches (they never told me how many) and they told me i could drive when I felt up to it. I didn't feel up to driving for about 10 days anyway.


Kelle
Aiden Mitchell William: July 29, 2005
Lillian (Lily) Elizabeth: November 28, 2007
Expecting either Logan Dale or Evelyn Eleanor: December 5, 2013

SREXRODE1
Posts: 18338
8/15/06 2:34 P

My Profile
SREXRODE1's Photo
Whwn I had my hospital births, they said 2wks. My mw never restricted me. She told me to take it easy and listen to my body.

BabyFit Community Team
My youngest weaned at 31 months. (I was pregnant, so didn't mind. But when I lost the baby, I was really upset.) I homeschool, use natural products, cosleep, cloth diapers, wear my baby, attachment parent, don't vaccinate, and love God, my husband of over 19 years, and my kids!
AZAHN24
Posts: 1423
8/15/06 9:54 A

My Profile
 
Dandersen-
I feel the same way about my DH driving lol! I hadn't even thought of this until I saw the post. Somehow I just think that I will be too tired to drive afterwards. But I can't imagine not driving for 2-4 weeks! But I guess you all are right, it totally depends on the circumstances around the delivery. Thanks so much for the info!





DESIREE8
Posts: 5468
8/14/06 6:49 P

My Profile
DESIREE8's Photo
i had to drive 4 hrs the next morning after delvivering my son to pick up my other son rom my moms...i left straight from the hospital...i was never told not to...

i could have had dh drive but yah...i feel more comfertable driving myslef...haha




*~Desiree~*

Chain mitchell Andersen 12/13/02

Logan matthew Andersen 10/26/04

Alyssa Marie Andersen born still 2/9/06

Kiera Storm Andersen 2/27/07 she shares her bday with daddy

SASHAKORIN
Posts: 22744
8/14/06 6:20 P

My Profile
SASHAKORIN's Photo
It will depend on whether or not you deliver in tact, or if you have any tears or stitches too. Most women they say not for two weeks- but when I delivered my last one in tact- I was told whenever I felt up to it.

BabyFit Community Team
Mia, Sophie and Me

"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children."

Kahlil Gibran

BUBBAJOMOM
Posts: 35
8/14/06 6:12 P

My Profile
BUBBAJOMOM's Photo
With my first I was told not to drive for 2 weeks. With the second one I asked if I wasn't allowed to drive for 2 weeks and they said I could drive whenever I wanted to as long as I felt up to it.
I did have a different OB with each child.


SARAH4117
Posts: 683
8/14/06 6:02 P

My Profile
SARAH4117's Photo
I didn't drive for awhile after i had my son, but i also didn't feel that great. But with this one i delivered on thursday and drove on sunday. No one told me not to drive until a certain time. I would ask at your next appointment or before you leave the hospital.


My beautiful babes!!!
Joshua Daniel 7/27/00
8lb. 4oz. 22in.
Madeleine Reese 4/27/06
7lb. 5oz. 20 1/2in.



TERRIJOHNSTON
Posts: 366
8/14/06 4:57 P

My Profile
TERRIJOHNSTON's Photo
I just delivered on the 6th and they didn't give me any restrictions.



Piper Nicole
(Pookie Snookie)
Born 8/6/06 7 lbs 15 oz
3rd pregnancy
DD Avery 8/10/95
miscarriage 4/05

CHERYL_C
Posts: 6080
8/14/06 4:27 P

My Profile
CHERYL_C's Photo
I was told 2 weeks for vaginal and 4 for C-section....

HTH!

BabyFit Community Team
SLCKSTR1
Posts: 10
8/14/06 4:25 P

 
 
how long should i wait to drive after a vaginal delivery?



Thread URL: http://babyfit.sparkpeople.com/archive_posts.asp?imBoard=16&imparent=3018151
Join the BabyFit Community Team

  
Pages (1):  
Report Inappropriate Post

 


Pregnancy Resources | Pregnancy Articles | Parenting Articles | Pregnancy Exercises | Pregnancy Message Boards | Baby Names | Help | Advertising / Sponsorships

© 1999-2014 SparkPeople, All Rights Reserved | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | About Our Ads

NOTE: Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy update on February 8, 2012
SparkPeople
Visit SparkPeople for Free Online Diet Plan
Tell your company about SparkPeople Corporate Wellness

BabyFit, BabyPoints, BabyPages and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
BABYFIT is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.

The Everyday Health Pregnancy and Parenting Network