A 28-year-old member asked:
How long do i have to wait to conceive after a c-section and still birth?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
6-8 weeks: Your body should technically be healed from the surgery in 6-8 weeks. Make sure you have emotionally and spiritually healed from your loss, which usually takes longer. Some research shows that spacing your pregnancies out to 2-3 years is better for the mother and child. That may not be practical in situations of loss or older prospective moms.
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Fertility Medicine 43 years experience
Several answers: We usually think it takes about 6 weeks to complete the postpartum time to normal. So, then you could try again. Some studies suggest that waiting a year may improve the pregnancy outcome but if you are older, then your fertility is lower. I have just given you a range of 6 wks to 1 year. I suggest a discussion with your physician to decide what time works best for you. Sorry about loss :(.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
How long do I have to wait to conceive after a c-section?
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Dr. Marianne DiNapolianswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
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Last updated Aug 12, 2020
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