“I was back to running within 3 weeks of my c-section”, she said.
I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. After a laparoscopic surgery, I was advised not to run, climb stairs or lift weights for six weeks- a c-section is far more invasive.
“I hope you cleared it with your doctor?”, was all I could say.
“Absolutely. And she was very supportive!”A runner myself, I can understand her desire to get back to running. What I cannot understand is how a qualified medical practitioner could allow her to do so. Shouldn’t a doctor be able to assert herself?
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