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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe not, but...: Women who are not using contraception can get pregnant (but usually more than a few weeks after a delivery). That means, if a woman is not doing somet ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Although : breastfeeding is somewhat protective against becoming pregnant - there is still possibility of becoming pregnant. Would continue to use some form of p ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
The mini-pill: The mini-pill is a progesterone only method of contraception. Progesterones are used in birth control pills for contraception. The estrogen is added f ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal Period: It is most likely that this is your normal menstrual bleeding. Many women who are exclusively breastfeeding do continue to have their normal periods.C ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, it can be: You can have bleeding off and on during the postpartum period. Breastfeeding causes contractions of the uterus. This is a normal pattern. Breast fe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: You have unlimited negative right (ie the right to refuse any treatment.) if you are feeling the need to refuse a cesarean, make sure you understand ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Karram
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: As long as you understands all the risks associated with a cs and your ob/gyn is willing to perform it, you can ask for it and most physicians will co ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
19 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Yes: You can ask, but if your exam shows your pelvis to be adequate for vaginal delivery, your provider should kindly refuse your request. The risk to both ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Limited control: Don't gain too much weight. Stay physically fit throughout the pregnancy. Do core work like yoga or pilates. Stay out of the hospital as long as yo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
The same as food: After any surgery. Start with fluids then advance as tolerated to soft foods then a regular diet. No other special dietary instructions need.

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