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I am a mother of 3~ 7 years, 4 years, 2 years. I am worried how I am going to take care of them post op. My mom and husband will be home the first week after surgery. I'm just worried bc my 2 younger ones are momma boys and are always on me and climbing in our bed at night. I had C sections with my last 2 and it was tuff recoveries but I had a lot of help then, sorry for going on and on this is just something that I'm having major anxiety over.

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My kids are 7 and 3. I just told them that they had to be gentle. Once they weren't so yucky looking , I showed them my incisions and told them I have owies so they need to be careful with my tummy. My 3 yr old elbowed me a couple of times when playing, but otherwise it was fine. I moved a little slow, but otherwise I was okay caring for them after just a few days. I was really tired and needed naps though. Good luck!!

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This is funny, because I made almost this exact same post a few days back. My kids are 7, 5, and 2, and my biggest anxiety about the surgery is how I'm going to do school drop-offs and whatnot when I can't lift my 2-year-old into his carseat for 6 weeks. My mom will be staying with me for the first week, and my husband will be home from work during that time, too. After that, I think I'm going to ask one of the other moms at my son's school if she could give my son rides for a week or two. If it's anything like my gallbladder removal surgery (also laparoscopic), I'm hoping I'll be mostly back in the groove after about 3 weeks.

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