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A C-Section birth is classified as major surgery so pain is inevitable. It is vital to understand the causes of the various pain points and the choice of solutions available in order to manage the symptoms.

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 Its easier said than done, I know, I’ll never forget the Dr telling me after my 6th C-section and to go home and to take it easy!  However, it was sage advice given the risk factors relating to over exertion during the healing phase. Complications post caesarean birth include wound breakdown which is also known as surgical wound dehiscence (SWD) and sepsis caused by infection both of which can be life threatening. It is vital that women know how best to care for their wounds to help prevent these problems. Thankfully I didn’t experience either of these issues but always...

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The stretching and internal bruising, along with tenderness of the incision, are the main sources of post-operative pain. It is important that you accept regular medication offered by your nurse or midwife to control the pain. While you will not be pain-free in the early days, the medication and cold-pack application should keep you comfortable.

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Commonly used by surgical patients to support their wounds post operatively. In my role as a nurse/midwife, for more than forty years, my colleagues and I have been making these crude wound support devices for use by patients when they experience deep breathing coughing and dare I say laughing after the operation. 

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Caesar Care Gift packs

Ideal for distribution at antenatal classes, Obstetric practices and Midwifery booking services.

Caesar Care Gift packs are now available at wholesale prices for Obstetric practices and Maternity services.

Contact Leonie on 0408 217375 to arrange B2B authorisation

 

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