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Doctor insights on: Exercising Too Soon After Birth

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What are the typical side effects of exercising too soon after giving birth?

What are the typical  side effects of exercising too soon after giving birth?

Increased bleeding: You may get possibly increased bleeding from the vagina, as the clots in the uterus may be soft and not so strong to control it and increase in motion may help them get dislodged. Also, there may be some more discomfort in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Will I have to wait to be stitched after birth?

Will I have to wait to be stitched after birth?

No: Any stitching that is done is almost always done right after delivery. Some doctors wait until the placenta is delivered but you shouldn't have to wait too long. ...Read more

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Scared to give birth because I'm scared the placenta isn't going to come out of me. I'm scared I'm going to die ?

Scared to give birth because I'm scared the placenta isn't going to come out of me. I'm scared I'm going to die ?

OB anxiety: It is not uncommon for pregnant women to have certain fears about the course of their pregnancies that should be shared with your treating OB MD. He/she can discuss what is reasonable and what is not to be concerned about. If that is not sufficient, your OB MD may ask you to see a mental health professional if your anxieties become extreme hindering your ongoing prenatal care. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to have libido after birth?

Is it normal not to have libido after birth?

Yes: You are going through major emotional and physical changes and healing. Your hormones levels are much different than you are used too and it is very normal to experience many different emotions. Highs, lows, interest or lack of interest in sex. As your body returns to its prepregnancy state you will begin to feel like yourself again. If you are concerned talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is posterior placenta is safe to giving birth normal?

Is posterior placenta is safe to giving birth normal?

Yes: If your placenta is "posterior", it has simply implanted on the posterior aspect on the inside of the uterus. A normal delivery should be expected with this placental location as long as all other factors also favor a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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When is it ok to have sex after birth?

When is it ok to have sex after birth?

6-8 weeks: After birth the cervix leading to the uterus is open and infection is more likely. Infection during this time can be devastating as well. I recommend no penetrative intercourse (no toys, no anal intercourse, no vaginal intercourse) until you are seen by your doctor usuaully at 6 weeks. They may advise you to wait a week or two. ...Read more

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How soon after birth can moms breastfeed?

Immediately. : As soon as possible. Within first 1-2 minutes after birth. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots months after birth?

What causes blood clots months after birth?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy increase your risk of DVT even after you deliver. This risk will go back to your pre-pregnancy risk within 6 weeks ...Read more

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Best way to heal a tear after birth?

Time and hygiene: Stay as clean as possible to maximize healing. ...Read more