A 25-year-old female asked:
can you wear partial denture while giving birth?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Technically yes: But hospital rules differ from facility to facility, and should the prosthesis dislodge and become a choking hazard during your delivery, it could really cause an issue. Discuss with your OBGYN.
73 viewsReviewed May 28, 2020
Dentistry 55 years experience
Depends: If you don't need anesthesia and it is not loose and well fitting. Any loose fitting dentures can be aspirated.
72 viewsAnswered Jun 02, 2020
A 37-year-old member asked:
When is a normal time to start having sex again after giving birth?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
6 weeks: For many years obs have always said 6 weeks. I would imagine most patients do not wait that long. With an episiotomy, we feel 6 weeks are needed for complete healing. Without an episiotomy there is no need to wait 6 weeks. The uterus takes about 6 weeks to return to normal size but this should not be a factor. With a cesarean certainly 6 weeks makes sense. In short, i would suggest 6 weeks.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Is it normal to not want to have sex after giving birth?
1 doctor answer • 11 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It is: Part of the postpartum changes you go through is a rapid change in hormones. The estrogen and Progesterone that were surging through your pregnancy suddenly drop down to normal or even low levels. So it is pretty normal to not be interested in sex. Plus your body has gone through a pretty big trauma and you need time to recover.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
What if I have an asthma attack during birth?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
It will be treated. : Taking care of asthma is important during pregnancy. Asthma medications are safe to take. Not breathing is not safe. Make sure your doctors and nursing team know you have asthma so that a care plan can be established. There is nothing wrong with getting a breathing treatment during labor. Oxygen is good for you and the baby.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
How soon after giving birth can one get a tubal ligation?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Not until after the : 6 week check up to make sure evertything is normal I do in office tubal steri. Starting at 8 weeks post partum, in my office by the adiana or essure method, it is easy takes 5 minutes, no cutting and I have a contract with almost all the insurnaces to do it in my office and often times just a small offcie co-pay for the pt like $30, if you doc doesn't do these u may want to find one who can.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Can anybody tell me how well the rhythm method works as a birth control?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Not very reliable: Using the rhythm method effectively depends upon absolutely regular and predictable cycles (not common) and considerable self-discipline. Since your sexual desire or libido increases when you are most fertile and this is exactly the time you have to avoid with the rhythm method, it tends not to work out well.
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Last updated Jun 3, 2020
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