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Doctor insights on: Can You Get Pregnant 2 Weeks After Having A Baby

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

How likely are you to get pregnant immediately after having a baby?

Almost immediately: This has been commonly referred to as "_ _ _ _ _ _ (insert ethnic term here ) twins" it is possible to become pregnant almost immmediately after pregnancy and children have been born inthe same calendar year. Some say nursing may diminish this tendency but I am aware of many exceptions to this. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after 3 weeks of having a baby?

Can i get pregnant after 3 weeks of having a baby?

Yes, can conceive: It is possible to ovulate (release an egg) right after delivery, so it is possible to conceive if a couple has intercourse and the male partner is fertile, right after delivery. Generally, this is not recommended as there are more complications with a pregnancy conceived before 6 months postpartum (after delivery). ...Read more

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How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage ?

How soon can you get pregnant after you had a miscarriage 
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Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not smoke, drink alcohol, or use any other recreational drugs. Any medical disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, should be well controlled, hopefully your body weight is also in the optimum range, engage in regular physical activity. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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After a 18 weeks miscarriage with twins can i have a healthy baby getting pregnant after 4 months?

After a 18 weeks miscarriage with twins can i have a healthy baby getting pregnant after 4 months?

Yes: Most certainly, you can have a healthy baby conceiving 4 months after a miscarriage. What happened to cause a miscarriage? Did you have trauma, an infection or unexplained cervical dilatation with ruptured membranes and miscarried? If you had cervical dilatation then you may discuss cervical cerclage (putting a stitch around your cervix to keep it closed) or vaginal progesterone with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant having sex a week after a miscarriage?

Can you get pregnant having sex a week after a miscarriage?

Ovulation: This is possible of course. Once the HCG hormone has diminished the ovaries begin ovulating again. You don't need a physician to tell you that without contraception sex can lead to pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can you tell if youre pregnant when never had a period after delivery?

How can you tell if youre pregnant when never had a period after delivery?

Carefull: That is why you should be very carefull not to get pregnant since if you are nursing you don't get your period and your body is really ready for another baby..... ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to.Get pregnant 3 weeks after having a baby?

Is it possible for you to.Get pregnant 3 weeks after having a baby?

It's possible but : But less likely. It's recommended to not get pregnant at least 8 weeks after delivery to give the uterus a break and healing time before the next pregnancy. Take care! http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/get-pregnant-again.html. http://www.conceiveeasy.com/get-pregnant/getting-pregnant-after-birth/. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant soon after having baby? Is it more fertile window? Can you fall pregnant 3 or 4 month having baby?

Can you get pregnant soon after having baby? Is it more fertile window? Can you fall pregnant 3 or 4 month having baby?

Pregnancy too close: If you are not breast feeding it is perfectly possible to get pregnant 3-4 months after delivery. However, you are not more fertile, just normally fertile. If you are totally breast feeding your baby it is unlikely to get pregnant before six months...But you can. A good contraceptive method would be a good idea. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant after 2 weeks misscarrage?

Can i be pregnant after 2 weeks misscarrage?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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How soon can you get an IUD inserted after having a baby?

How soon can you get an IUD inserted after having a baby?

Any time: There are some recommendations for placing an iud in the delivery room immediately after a vaginal delivery. Many women have the iud placed at the time of their postpartum exam. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

Can you still get pregnant after having an abortion?

You mean EVER?: Yes, you generally can get pregnant after having had an abortion. If you had certain medical complications, i.e., infection, you could have problems that would make getting pregnant more difficult - but it's not likely. Most women have healthy pregnancies later in their lives - when they are really to welcome a baby. If you mean, right after an abotion, yes it can happen, so take precautions. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant 6 weeks postpartum if I did not get a period but stopped bleeding 4 weeks after giving birth?

Can I get pregnant 6 weeks postpartum if I did not get a period but stopped bleeding 4 weeks after giving birth?

Yes: Yes, definitely. You are going to release an egg from your ovary typically before you have a 'normal' menstrual cycle, so it's definitely possible to become pregnant after giving birth even without getting a period. I've had patients that have gotten pregnant just 2 weeks following delivery. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant 2 days after your period?

Not really: If that was a real period, then that's very unlikely. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant 2 weeks before her period is due?

Can a woman get pregnant 2 weeks before her period is due?

Yes: Two weeks prior to the onset of a menstrual period is actually the most fertile time in the menstrual cycle. This usually occurs on cycle 16-18 if you count the first day of your period as cycle day 1. ...Read more

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Do you know of any surgeries to reduce post-partum fat? What happens if you get pregnant after surgery?

Do you know of any surgeries to reduce post-partum fat?  What happens if you get pregnant after surgery?

Diet/Exercise>surg?: The best way to lose post-partum fat is diet & exercise. However, your problem may be less due to fat and more related to lax skin and abdominal musculature. This can be improved with a tummy tuck but if you get pregnant again, the tummy tuck may have to be repeated. My advice is to complete child bearing and then achieve a stable weight thru diet/exercise and then see a plastic surgeon if needed. ...Read more