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Can A Woman Who Is Very Hairy Have Problems Giving Birth
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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 that have chronic illness before and during their pregnancy such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other illnesses. ...Read more
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 weekly for reliable sources of information. Keep in mind, that every pregnancy and delivery experience is different. My hope for my patients, is that I can guide them through in the safest and easiest manner that is appropriate for them. ...Read more
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 not to believe that their mother is in danger of dying on hearing her cry out & seeing the blood & placenta, despite forewarnings. Most farm kids who watch or help during calving/ foaling grow up without developing ptsd, but that's not your mom. ...Read more
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 for 2 months. Pre-pregnancy health, health during pregnancy & the complications of delivery all impact this time frame. Each case is in some way unique. ...Read more
Unusual: Seems too long, especially if this is on the heavier side. The OB provider would want to evaluate this ...Read more
My question is what brings about fibroid? Is it after giving birth or taking pills after having intercorse or just develop into any woman
No cause: I guess you are refering to fibroids of the uterus (leiomyomata). Approximately 25% of women in reproductive years develop fibroids. There is no known cause for the muscular tumors; there is some genetic tendency. They can be ignored as long as they do not grow rapidly, become very large, or cause bleeding problems or occasional pain. They are only very rarely malignant (cancer). ...Read more
Depends: If you are breast feeding, continue to take prenatal vitamins. You will need to take extra iodine up to 250 mg and extra vitamin d 5000 iu if there is not that much in your prenatal or the baby will be deficient in both of them. If you are not breast feeding, take a good quality multivitamin. ...Read more
Rare at 24wks: The best environment for building a healthy baby if a healthy mothers womb. The best outcomes occur with a baby carried to term or 38-40wks. Although there has been wonderful success over the last 40 yrs with neonatal medicine, the shorter the pregnancy the greater chance baby will suffer problems or not survive at all. Survival at 24 weeks does sometimes occur but seldom without long term probl. ...Read more
WHAT DID YOUR OB SAY: It is hard for me to imagine that your OB doc did not tell you that! Or u did not ask your OB doc, the usually you wait 6 weeks but some docs may say 4-5 weeks is ok so ask your doc. ...Read more
Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?
If a pregnant woman has a brain aneurysm and while giving birth it ruptures, can she die from it?
If a woman is diagnosed with genital herpes and years later becomes pregnant, what risks would the fetus face while developing or while giving birth?
Varies: Birth defects are not an issue with maternal herpes. The baby is at risk of a severe infection from the germ. The risk period begins with the opening of the bag of waters if mom is actively shedding the virus during a recognized or silent outbreak. The germ can travel into babies system & lay dormant for a while or immediately cause infection. A c-section before labor starts can avoid the risk. ...Read more
A pcos woman after giving birth what are the factors that affect breast feeding? When should she start ocp and spironolactone again?
No special effect: PCOS patients should be able to breastfeed as well as anyone. There are no specific requirements or needs. Any non hormonal birth control or more specifically non Estrogen containing birth control method is appropriate to use to prevent pregnancy while breastfeeding. There is no urgent need to restart Spironolactone. ...Read more
Go to Lamaze class!:
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Varies: The first week or so after delivery weight loss is rapid- of course you have the weight of the baby, placenta and amniotic fluid from the actual delivery, but there is also a natural diuresis which happens during this time. After this initial loss it is healthy to aim to lose 1-2 pounds per month. Eat a well balanced diet, but don't skip meals or diet as this can negatively affect breastmilk. ...Read more
THIS IS A QUESTION: For a psychologist to answer. I am sure if on panel, someone will answer this for you, or at least give you an opinion. ...Read more
No: Most of the ability to "push" a baby out of the uterus is actually done by the uterine muscles. The presence or absence of six pack abs doesn't really help. ...Read more
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