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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Question too broad: When you submit a question to the site please be specific.Your question has been the subject of many books.If you have a specific question that we can ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It does not affect life expectancy.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Bleeding, infection, blood clots, embolisms heart attack and many more. Child birth can be very hard for some women. This is especially true for women ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Whenever she wants: Whenever she wants.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends on situation: I have had jazercise teachers that delivered naturally & started teaching classes a week later & other moms that had a c-section birth & were limited ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
That number is : variable. Would anticipate much higher numbers in third world countries.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: I always caution my patients about the varied information available on the internet. I usually refer patients to acog, the mayo clinic, and pregnancy ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Probably not: Watch "baby's first day" on tv; even they usually have kids leave before their sibling emerges.It is difficult for children of all developmental ages ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Childbirth was once a leading cause of death in childbearing years for women in the late 1800's. Modern medical management has reduced risk a lot but ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Amount of hair anywhere on the body will have not effect on birthing a baby. This may require some shaving to promote a better effect (rare). Inter ... Read More
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