thread: What to expect at 6 week post-natal check

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    Question What to expect at 6 week post-natal check

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    DS and I have our 6 week post-natal check-up this Friday. I was just wondering what to expect. What do they check over?

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    Are you having it with GP?

    My GP checks bubs over - ears, chest, hips, testicles to see if they have descended - general questions about weight - will weigh and measure him.

    My GP checks me out too - checks my uterus by feeling my tummy, checks for separation of muscles, and usually a smear if I need it, a quick internal to make sure everythign is back where it should be, like coughing to ensure pelvic floor is coming back etc - mental health and wellbeing - and the Becks PND questionnaire thingie.

    Hope that helps!

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    Yeah, with a GP. Thanks for that. I should have mentioned... I had a c/s. Is there anything specific to that the dr will check?

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    Not sure about the c/s hun, I havent had one - hopefully someone might pop in who can help