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Can a woman who is very hairy have problems giving birth?

Can a woman who is very hairy have problems giving birth?

No problem: It depends on the cause of the hair growth but if it's genetic (you're always hairier than others) and not due to a hormone producing tumor, then no problem. If you are already pregnant, then you don't have the tumor mentioned above, so again, no problem giving birth. ...Read more

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What are some problems women get after giving birth if they don't wait until their 6weeks are up?

What are some problems women get after giving birth if they don't wait until their 6weeks are up?

Wound problems: If the pt had an episiotomy or a vaginal tear repair the pt can face wound dehiscense (reopening of the wound). The uterus is still contracting at this time and you can exposed the uterine cavity to bacteria. ...Read more

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What number of woman die while giving birth?

What number of woman die while giving birth?

That number is: Variable. Would anticipate much higher numbers in third world countries. ...Read more

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What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

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 address in the space allowed please submit a new one. Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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What would cause a woman to die after giving birth?

What would cause a woman to die after giving birth?

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

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Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

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

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Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

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

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How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby?

How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby?

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 has not eliminated it completely. That is one reason regular prenatal care is important for any pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth should a woman be able to be fully mobile / active?

How long after giving birth should a woman be able to be fully mobile / active?

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

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Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Yes: While not advisable for both medical and social reasons. A woman can get pregnant the first cycle after pregnancy just as easy as any other cycle, though that first cycle may be significantly delayed if the woman breastfeeds. ...Read more

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My question is what brings about fibroid? Is it after giving birth or taking pills after having intercorse or just develop into any woman

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

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What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

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

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What is the shortest time a woman can be pregnant before giving birth?

What is the shortest time a woman can be pregnant before giving birth?

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

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What kind of likelihood is there of an HIV positive woman giving birth to an HIV positive child?

What kind of likelihood is there of an HIV positive woman giving birth to an HIV positive child?

Depends on variables: Untreated transfer has been recorded at around 35-40 %.In those treated with antivirals and managed well during pregnancy, the transfer rate drops below 5%. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth is it safe for a woman begin having sex again?

How soon after giving birth is it safe for a woman begin having sex again?

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

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When does a woman go into her menstruation after giving birth.?

When does a woman go into her menstruation after giving birth.?

Periods after period: In general, it is 6 weeks after delivery if not breastfeeding. If breastfeeding, it will be delayed. ...Read more