Strange Q about uterus, 6 months pp after c-section

Discussion in 'Postnatal Support' started by bky, Jan 28, 2011.

  1. bky

    bky :(

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    What does your uterus feel like? I mean, I was laying in bed the other day and mine seems larger than it ought to...? I though postpartum it was supposed to shrink down back to normal (so, lemon size), but mine still seems to be above my pubic bone. I mean I can feel it up to about midway between my incision scar and my belly button. Seems like it's the size of a melon or something. A small melon, but still.

    Haven't got AF back yet as BF, and other than some light bleeding when I started the minipill at 6 weeks no other bleeding or discharge since lochia stopped at 3-4 weeks pp.

    Is that a normal way for it to feel and am I just being paranoid?:nope:

    My GP is a bit useless, but I would have thought she would have noticed if anything was strange as I went in for a smear test in November.
     
  2. AlwaysPraying

    AlwaysPraying Mom of two!

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    Your uterus will go down within days of giving birth, so it really should be fine. Maybe your just more sensitive to feeling for it after being pg??
     
  3. bibswy

    bibswy MUMMY OF 2!

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    It could be scar tissue or stretched muscle tissue that you are feeling. Its weird because I was laying in bed the other night thinking that I had a strange ridge where there wasn't one before. I'm putting it down the where they sewed the muscles back together. I feel it tug in the wrong place if I do a sit up - almost like its been stretched. Dunno, I can't quite explain it properly..
     

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