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What activities should I avoid post-delivery to help my bladder?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
After you deliver your baby, you should avoid strenuous activities that put more pressure on your bladder. Avoid heavy lifting and climbing stairs for a while to give your body a chance to heal. Also, consider pelvic exercises to tighten and strengthen the muscles.

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