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You can wait as it can take time, nothing to worry about it may take up to 30 minutes to one hour. If she is not feeling any pain there is no emergency. Narcotics cause constipation. Ask her to move around and give her lots of fluids and fiber like psyllium husk.
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Thanks for reply.
It is usual to have bowel movement after 48 to 72 hours and yes she can use laxatives at this stage.
I hope your wife is doing well now.