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Giving birth to a new baby is a gift. However, it can take its toll on your body. Whether you choose a vaginal birth or a C-section, your life won't be the same as it was before. While each option comes with its advantages and disadvantages, both options will make you will experience new problems and difficulties. It will take a while till you can get back to your normal lifestyle. So here are a few tips that can help you have a better lifestyle after your C-section.

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1. Ask for a painkiller

C-section is like any other surgery. So, it is very normal to feel pain after this surgery. This pain may last for two weeks. Your doctor will also give you anti-inflammatory drugs, but it won't relieve your pain. So, it is imperative to ask your doctor if they could prescribe a painkiller for you. This is especially important if you are thinking of breastfeeding. You shouldn't be afraid of taking painkillers. The type your doctor prescribes to you will depend on your condition and the degree of pain.

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