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How soon after TT can you carry your toddler

  • girlie2740
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 2 years ago

Hey ladies, Happy healing for all!!!  For those of you who are on the other side and have toddlers, how soon after your TT did you carry your baby??  I have a 16 month old who is 29lbs, and he loves to be held by his momma, so I am just wondering what am I looking at, week wise.

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I am VERY concerned about this. I called my PS and they said 2 weeks minimum for my toddler, who weighs 20 lbs.
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Thank you Newmomat37, I have the same concerns, the out of the crib, the car seat, my friend carried her 1 year old at 1 month post op and tore an inside stitch, I guess I will try to do the minimal carrying possible.
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2-3 months??!!! Holy crap!! What about just lifting in/out of crib, etc. I will also try to limit the carrying around but who can go 2-3 months without lifting into car seat, etc??

I can tell you that I asked several ladies this question and Bella83 said at about 3 weeks I think. Another gal got a nanny for 6 weeks.

This part does stress me out. My husband will be off for 3 weeks, then my mom will help for 1 week so I will go about 4 weeks without lifting my baby at all but after that, I will have to do the basics of in/out of crib, car seat, etc.

Try to wear your binder when you do and use leg muscles, etc. Best wishes! Having little ones does make this a lot harder for recovery.
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Thanks newmomat37, I did read that but I was hoping the ladies on this board would give me their own personal experience. My PS told me to try and not carry him until 2-3 months post op.
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I posted this question to the PS on this site. I had several responses. If you want to read it, click on my name, scroll down to questions I have posted and click on the question. it will direct you to this very question that i posted in the Q&A section.
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I have a 13 month old who weighs about 20 pounds and they told me 3-4 weeks. This will be so hard because he wants held all the time :/
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