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19/04/2013 at 02:20
These are agony. I'm taking regular paracetamol but its not touching them really, the diclofenac they gave me in hospital has long since worn off.
How long do they last? Iris is feeding constantly really, already about 10 times since she was born....
19/04/2013 at 02:42
19/04/2013 at 02:47
Thanks lady, shall double up with ibuprofen, it's agony!
19/04/2013 at 04:28
3 weeks after Michael! I did not get them after Ella so it was a shock! Bloody horrible but each day they eased slightly until it felt like nothing more than af aches. My consultant gave me brufen for them.
19/04/2013 at 05:15
I shall stock up on ibruprofen then!
19/04/2013 at 06:57
A few weeks.. I feel your pain. They were horrible second time. As bad as strongest contractions and nobody had warned me about that!
19/04/2013 at 07:16
Oh god I remember these! I didn't have them after my first and no-one warned me about them so they were a complete shock after my 2nd!! Felt like contractions all over again!! I think they only lasted 2/3 days for me. They were even worse after baby no.3 :-(
19/04/2013 at 07:18
I only had them after my second too. Strange. And painful! At least it means you'll get a flatter tummy quicker!
19/04/2013 at 07:30
Mine were awful with L, so painful. Alternate the ibuprofen and paracetamol and it should lessen within a week.
19/04/2013 at 07:40
On God, is its number 2 thing? I has nothing first time. Oh goodness....
19/04/2013 at 07:53
I was very lucky and didn't have them after either of mine, my mom never had them either after having 3 children. My MIL had them though
19/04/2013 at 08:13
IDC - Apparently, they're meant to get worse with each child...
19/04/2013 at 09:14
I had them for about 48 hours after having E. I remember being terrified and sure i was having a heart attack or something because they were so bad. I don't remember them being so bad after S though, but it could be because i kept on top of the drugs that they'd give me to keep on top of the C-section pain.
19/04/2013 at 10:25
mine lasted a few days but midwife comforted me by saying it meant your stomach got flatter sooner. BFing usually kicked started mine I took paracetamol and used a water bottle, sitting streatch out also helpped for some reason
19/04/2013 at 10:45
Thanks all, I'll keep up with the drugs then. It's so sore when I'm BFing which is fairly constant at the moment!
That's a good way to describe them, just like the painful contractions!
19/04/2013 at 18:13
I had a prescription for diclofenac each time which I definitely needed. Could you try and get some? Or is there an OTC version? What's molterol? Have I made that up?
edited, it's voltarol apparently.
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