Question: Hi.. What are the do's and dont's after cerclage process? Pls tell
Answer: Some precautions after a cervical stitch have been placed ensure the success of the procedure. Following precautions need to be taken if you have undergone cervical cerclage –
Complete bed rest if you have undergone the cervical cerclage depending upon your medical condition.Reduced physical activity, along with no exercise is also recommended. In case you want to exercise, ensure medical supervision and/or approval.Refrain from heavy work for a short time.Avoid sexual activity for some time (up to the 34th week) after the procedure.
It is advised to avoid climbing stairs after having a cervical procedure. However, there is no scientific evidence yet to prove that this could cause any issues. Since every case is different you may seek advice from your doctor about what your specific requirements are.