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Hi ladies, would anyone know when you can start using anything on your C-section. Do you have to wait until after six weeks?

I'm just still bathing it in warm soapy water at moment but wasn't sure if I could use bio oil or something with the scar?

Thanks!

I’m a pregnancy and postpartum physical therapist and I typically advise my patients to wait until their scar is completely healed before using any lotions or oils. Meaning, all sutures are dissolved/removed, and there’s no more scabbing. You just don’t want to risk re-opening anything or causing an infection. So as a general rule, once it is completely healed you can gently massage it in a circular pattern with vitamin E oil or lotion, etc. Hope this helps!

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