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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Take a good birthing: Class and learn to relax in labor. The rest is mostly out of your hands.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
22 years experience Radiology
Depends: Depending on if there's been an epidural, there may be some discomfort. There will be cramping as your uterus contracts to prevent bleeding. You wil ... Read More
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Important: This is a very important time for both you and your newborn baby. During this time, your placenta will be delivered and any lacerations will be repai ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Shahine
31 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Episiotomy care: Its not unusual to get stitches in vulvar/vaginal areas at delivery. Keep area clean soap and water. Take whatever antibiotics or medicines your dr pr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes if no outbreaks: Vaginal delivery is the recommended route of delivery unless you have an active herpes outbreak while you in labor. If there is an active outbreak at ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't risk it: Some old school docs talk about vag delivery of triplets but current standards recommend c-section. Not because obs are less skilled, it's just too ma ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yup: NSVD - normal spontaneous vaginal delivery is used to denote an otherwise uncomplicated delivery. If you had preterm delivery, seek OB care as soon a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Yes: More studies now confirm that if you have had "low transverse" incisions on the uterus (not the skin), then a routine delivery is "relatively safe." ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YOUR OB SHOULD Have: Already told you that ! if not call your OB up as that is something they should have told you like i tell all of my patients before they go home from ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: You should wait till all bleeding and lochia cease-about 4-6 weeks and check with your doctor. Ask your pediatrician about the baby. I wouldn't rush t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
No baby: It's just a risk factor not a cause. I performed prolapse surgery on a 70yo nun last year.
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