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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

Dr. Shari Jackson
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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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Can you get pregnant while having a miscarriage?

Can you get pregnant while having a miscarriage?

No: If you are truly pregnant and in the process of shedding the pregnancy tissue you cannot conceive. Once the tissue is gone, then the ovaries can resume ovulating and pregnancy will be possible. ...Read more

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How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?

How long after having a c-section should I wait to get pregnant again if I plan on having a vaginal delivery?

Why rush?: At age 18 why the rush to get pregnant again? Enjoy this time with your baby. These are important years to maximize the time you spend together and help him or her develop and grow. Consider starting birth control and delaying a second child. Life goes by very fast. Focus on school, education and parenting your baby before making life harder ...Read more

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If you get pregnant june 3 when will you be having the baby after full pregnancy?

If you get pregnant june 3 when will you be having the baby after full pregnancy?

February 23: With conception on june 3, your due date would be february 23. That doesn't mean you'll have the baby then, since women rarely deliver on their due date, but usually within a few weeks. ...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 you get pregnant during or right after your period?

Can you get pregnant during or right after your period?

Probably not: Most women do not ovulate until at least 7 to 14 days after the period starts. If you have 21 day cycles, then you likely ovulate about 7 days after your period starts and there would be about a 1 in 1000 chance that you could conceive by having sex during your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have your period right after having sex?

Can you get pregnant if you have your period right after having sex?

Unlikely: Unlikely if you are really having your period. You can have irregular menses, and be ovulating, therefore, can get pregnat. Keep a good menses diary. If in doubt always do a home pregnancy test weekly and see a doctor since we need to ask more specific questions. Menses is every 3-5 week, last 1- 8 days. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant without having a period?

Can you still get pregnant without having a period?

No periods: with no periods it is difficult to tell when or if you ovulate. So you would ovulate it would be possible to get pregnant on the first cycle and not be aware you ad ovulated. ...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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What happens if i get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

What happens if i get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

How soon ?: I usually ask my patients to wait 3 cycles to conceive in order to let your body completely recover and decrease risk of repeat miscarriage as well as to gove you time to recover emotionally that being said I have had patients who have conceived on the next cycle and carried to term and I have some that miscarried again... Best of luck will send prayers your way! ...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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After having a miscarriage and your levels go back to 0 can you get pregnant again even without a period?

After having a miscarriage and your levels go back to 0  can you get pregnant again even without a period?

Yes: The first period after a miscarriage is usually the result of an ovulation after the miscarriage. It is certainly possible though not necessarily advisable to get pregnant on that cycle. ...Read more

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What can happen if I get pregnant after having 2 months of miscarriage??? Need help can it be dangers for the baby

What can happen if I get pregnant after having 2 months of miscarriage??? Need help can it be dangers for the baby

Sort of: depends on the reasons for the miscarriages and whether there are maternal contributions. If so, then those conditions should be mitigated as much as is possible before attempting to conceive or the same result can be expected. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you are pregnant after having a miscarriage in the same month?

How can you tell if you are pregnant after having a miscarriage in the same month?

Follow tests: Your doctor can order serial Quantatative B-HCG tests and if the number is rising, that would signify a possible pregnancy. If the number is falling, that would signify your recent miscarriage, etc. ...Read more

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After a misscarrige and trying for a baby straight away before you have a period could that make the next baby to misscarrige?

After a misscarrige and trying for a baby straight away before you have a period could that make the next baby to misscarrige?

Probably not: We usually recommend waiting for a normal period before trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage, mostly because the next period is very unpredictable and often late. I don't think there are good studies showing that having a baby soon after a miscarriage increases the chance of another miscarriage, although it's possible. ...Read more

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Can you get endometriosis after having a baby, if you never had it before?

Can you get endometriosis after having a baby, if you never had it before?

Absolutely: It used to be taught that endometriosis patients had not only pain but infertility. However I have seen many patients who had neither and were still found to have significant endometriosis. The only way to confirm - and properly treat - endometriosis is to perform excision (surgically cutting out) of the implants or nodules using laparoscopy. This provides visual/pathology confirmation. ...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