Labor & Delivery: Miralax

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How Much Miralax Should I Give My 6 Yo?

I have a stopped up little girl who is just recently out of pull-ups for BM's and is scared, therefore, resistant to "let it go" in the potty. Her Ped suggested Miralax, but I don't know how much to give her. I just bought a bottle at CVS and it says 17 grams for 16-adult. Anyone know how much to give?? Thanks everyone!

Complicated Labor

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Scheduled Vs. Emergency C-section

With my daughter roughly 4 years ago, I had an emergency c-section. We're having a boy here in about 7 weeks and I'm going to have a c-section with him. I'm just wondering, since I probably won't be in labor with him like I was with my daughter, are things different afterwards when it's a scheduled c-section vs. emergency (after laboring) c-section? The things I remember most are the pain when trying to go to the bathroom (BM), and pain after waiting to have sex weeks later. (Mostly concerned about the bathroom pain since it happens a...