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What should a woman eat after a caesarean delivery?

What should a woman eat after a caesarean delivery?

What did you OB say?: You need to ask your ob, you want to eat healthy once you have normal bowel function, and avoid foods that cause constipation, excessive gas or heartburn, right after a csection, I tell my pts to chew gum as that helps bowel motility and helps prevent bowel problems afterward.

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I'm pregnant women in week 23 are there any earlier examination to determine if I will get normal delivery or caesarean delivery?

I'm pregnant women in week 23 are there any earlier examination to determine if I will get normal delivery or caesarean delivery?

Yes: See your doctor......initial by manual exam will give a rough idea about your pelvis and its outlet............adequate for vaginal delivery or not. But at term the size/health of the baby plays a big role for C-section need.

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Menstrual cycle irregular after 3rd caesarean delivery. Reason?

Menstrual cycle irregular after 3rd caesarean delivery. Reason?

Not clear: It's highly unlikely your menstrual changes are caused by c-section, probably not even related. I'd need more specifics to sort through other possibilities.

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If I was to end up having caesarean delivery, would obgyn be able to do surgery to "tie my fallopian tubes" at same time if I request it? I am 45 y/o.

If I was to end up having caesarean delivery, would obgyn be able to do surgery to "tie my fallopian tubes" at same time if I request it? I am 45 y/o.

Yes, but...: It actually is quite easy to do this at the same time. However, it is something you need to work out with your OB ahead of time. For instance, are you delivering in a religious hospital? Some won't allow tubals. What if the baby is ill or premature - do you still want to go through with the procedure? Your OB will guide you through the questions and the process so it can be done with ease.

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I had a c-section in sep 2010, I have big black-red icthy patches on my buttocks and in my upper thigh area & is now spreading, shaped like ringworm.

I had a c-section in sep 2010, I have big black-red icthy patches on my buttocks and in my upper thigh area & is now spreading, shaped like ringworm.

See your doctor.: It is very unlikely to be related to your c-section. Get examined by your doctor right away for prompt diagnosis and treatment. Good luck!

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1. Does gestational diabetic causes c section? And early delivery (before due date)

1. Does gestational diabetic causes c section? And early delivery (before due date)

No and Yes: Having gestational diabetes does not mean that you will have to have a cesarean section. Lots of gestional diabetics deliver vaginally. Important to control your blood sugar because uncontrolled diabetes can lead to large babies which do need a cesarean. All gestational diabetics on medication typically deliver by 39 weeks or undergo induction at 39 weeks. One week prior to one's due date.

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Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?

Experiencing knees pain and lower back pain two months after C-section delivery. What could be the cause and how to remedy it?

Exercise: After pregnancy, your body has to regain its "sea legs, "again. There was a change in your pelvis during pregnancy and your center of gravity that may have affected the mechanics of your knees in terms of the patellae or kneecaps as well as your back. Rarely, an autoimmune response can be triggered by your pregnancy. Start exercising when cleared to do so to avoid an incisional hernia

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37 weeks preg, not dilated at all but healthy/blessed preg. Haven't had sex in months :- (. Can that be a cause a hard labor/delivery or c-section?

37 weeks preg, not dilated at all but healthy/blessed preg. Haven't had sex in months :- (. Can that be a cause a hard labor/delivery or c-section?

Pregnancy: No that is not true although sexual intercourse does cause the release of hormone that may help in initiating labor. At 37 weeks changes in the cervix is not expected. In some people changes occur. This does not mean you have anything to worry about. Enjoy the last 3 weeks of your pregnancy. Many women do not start labor on their "due date" it happens when it happens baby's are unpredictable.

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I'm 22w preg. I don't have sex for 5 months. I'm afraid, it can hurt my baby. May it tighten my vagina and cause complicated delivery? Need of caesarean?

I'm 22w preg. I don't have sex for 5 months. I'm afraid, it can hurt my baby. May it tighten my vagina and cause complicated delivery? Need of caesarean?

Sex during pregnancy: Sex during pregnancy is a good thing as long as you're interested & willing. Never do anything against your will. With that said, receiving oral sex is fine as long as he doesn't blow air into you (which puts you at theoretic risk for air embolism). Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/sex-during-pregnancy/ho00140 for everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask, to paraphrase woodya.

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I had bleeding after getting +tive pregnancy results. Doctor gave 4 ivf-c inject once in a week. Can it cause a c-section delivery instead of normal?

I had bleeding after getting +tive pregnancy results. Doctor gave 4 ivf-c inject once in a week. Can it cause a c-section delivery instead of normal?

Unclear: Bleeding in pregnancy is common but not normal and should be promptly evaluated by your doctor. It has nothing to do with having a c section. The concern is a miscarriage or a tubal pregnancy.

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Can low-potassium cause issues during labor/delivery (vaginal or c-section)? I'm healthy but I know my potassium intake is very low. I'm 33 weeks pregnant

Can low-potassium cause issues during labor/delivery (vaginal or c-section)? I'm healthy but I know my potassium intake is very low. I'm 33 weeks pregnant

SHOULD HAVE: LEVEL CHECKED. COMPLICATIONS CAN ARISE. AS A MATTER OF FACT HOSPITALS CHECK FEW BASIC LABS BEFORE ANY SURGERIES, JUST IN CASE MENTION IT TO YOUR DOCTOR

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Which is better c - section or infused delivery?

Too little info: I presume you mean induced delivery. There are various reasons why a C-section or an induced delivery may be undertaken. Difficult to comment without knowing the full circumstances

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How do u get rid of stretch marks and sagging skin due to C-section delivery twice?

How do u get rid of stretch marks and sagging skin due to C-section delivery twice?

Exercise and lotions: "stretch marks" are not a "badge of courage" for most recently pregnant women and represent "breakdowns" in the skni's elasticity. Exercise can tone the abdominal muscles, and "lotions' and creams can minimize but not eliminate the appearance of "stretch marks".

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18 weeks just had my ultrasound and found out I have low line placenta can I still have a normal delivery scared of c section?

18 weeks just had my ultrasound and found out I have low line placenta can I still have a normal delivery scared of c section?

Maybe: The placenta can "migrate" during gestation. It doesn't really move but the uterus enlarges. Depending on the location and growth of the uterus, it is more than likely that the placenta will not be a problem for a normal delivery. You doctor will likely want to additional ultrasound exams to make sure it moves out of the way.

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If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?

If amniotic sac is intact during vaginal delivery or c section, Are chances of AMniotic Fluid Embolisim basically zero chance?

Yes: Actually, AFE is quite a rare event and, to a degree, independent of a patient's ruptured status. The general idea is that there is a breech and/or permeability of the of the natural blood-amniotic barriers. This allows products of pregnancy to, unaturally, enter the maternal circulation and cause catatrophic events (primarily in the lungs), culminating in death, oftentimes.

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I made a delivery with c section I want to know why my cervix didn't dilate and is there a chance my cervix will dilate in my 2 preganancy?

I made a delivery with c section I want to know why my cervix didn't dilate and is there a chance my cervix will dilate in my 2 preganancy?

Well: There are many possibilities. However you were given a c section due to concern for the baby. If there is no progression of the delivery or the baby is showing signs of compromise you need to get the baby out. Next pregnancy you can try a normal vaginal delivery. Each pregnancy is different. However if next baby is c section any baby after that will also be c section

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To pass on HSV 2 to baby during delivery, do u have to have active primary outbreak? If no outbreak, is baby safe and no c-section necessary?

To pass on HSV 2 to baby during delivery, do u have to have active primary outbreak? If no outbreak, is baby safe and no c-section necessary?

Yes: In order to pass the infection to the baby, you need to have active sores or feelings that the infection is starting (prodrome). If you have a history of herpes, your doctor should start you on medication around 36 weeks to suppress the virus and prevent outbreak; therefore allowing a vaginal delivery.

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I had a c section 8 months back. My baby died at 3rd day of his life, so wanted to conceive again but this time want a normal delivery. Is it possible?

I had a c section 8 months back. My baby died at 3rd day of his life, so wanted to conceive again but this time want a normal delivery. Is it possible?

Yes: It depends on the reason for the first c-section. If your pelvis is small for the size of the baby, then you'll need another surgery but if you had a c-section because your baby was in trouble, your obgyn doctor and you should discuss the possibility of having a normal vaginal delivery. Maternal health is another concern that plays a role regarding that decision. Talk to your doctor.

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Ringworm (Definition)

A superficial fungal infection (dermatophytosis) of the arms and legs. The same appearances of ringworm may also occur on the scalp (tinea capitis), beard area (tinea ...Read more