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Are certain women more at risk for depression during and after pregnancy?

Are certain women more at risk for depression during and after pregnancy?

Yes, but ...: If you have had postpartum depression with a previous pregnancy - or at any other time - you may get it again. But there are no known effective preventive measures, despite what some say. Talk to your obg doctor if at any time during or after your pregnancy you feel extremely anxious, irritable, depressed, cry for no reason, or have unreasonable fears for your baby. ...Read more

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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 a pregnant women have spotting more than once in her early weeks of pregnancy?

Can a pregnant women have spotting more than once in her early weeks of pregnancy?

Get tested: Please. This nonstop worrying and looking for signs before missing a period is not going to help. Nature does not change just because you are nervous. The missed period is often the first symptom of early pregnancy. If you have missed a period go get a test. If you have not arrived at your expected period then you have to wait like all other humans. ...Read more

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Are some women more at risk for depression during than after pregnancy?

Are some women more at risk for depression during than after pregnancy?

Not As Common: It is certainly possible for women to struggle with depression during pregnancy, and those who would be most likely to have depression would be women who have a history of depression or who are experiencing severe stress or lack of support in their environment. However, in general the pospartum period is a time of greater risk for depression compared to during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i test for pregnancy after 3 weeks from intercourse?

Can i test for pregnancy after 3 weeks from intercourse?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Can sciatica occur after pregnancy and delivery?

Yes.: Sciatica and other musculoskeletal pain occur in pregnancy due a number of changes that occur in the body with pregnancy. These include compression of nerves due to a number of factors eg postural changes,,fluid retention, joint laxity, etc. These changes persist for some time into the postpartum period. Hence, we can see these problems both antepartum and postpartum. ...Read more

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Howmany weeks after sexual intercourse can a woman get a pregnancy test done?

Howmany weeks after sexual intercourse can a woman get a pregnancy test done?

Many women do: A pregnancy test when they miss their period or even later. An early pregnancy test may be able to detect pregnancy up to 6 days before your anticipated period. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible in women who have a mesh uterus?

Is pregnancy possible in women who have a mesh uterus?

Yes: As has been said before "nature always finds a way". It is important to followup with a doctor soon after discovering a pregnancy so the appropriate care can be given and complications from the mesh can be alleviated. ...Read more

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Is Minot spotting after sex cause for alarm in 6wks of pregnancy ?

Is Minot spotting after sex cause for alarm in 6wks of pregnancy ?

Spotting sex prego: If it is only minor spotting this could be normal. As long as you're not having heavy bleeding or cramping it's OK. Make sure you let your OB know this is happening when you go in for F/U apt. No rough stuff and see if it only happens in certain positions. ...Read more

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For what reasons do women become fat as cows after pregnancy?

For what reasons do women become fat as cows after pregnancy?

Geeze I wonder.: No time to take care of oneself as the baby becomes center of the universe. Eating junk or snacking when their isn't time to prepare and sit down to a wholesome meal. Scratching gym time and personal trainer off the schedule to focus fulltime on motherhood. Soothing frustration or baby blues with food. There are lots of possible reasons for weight gain. ...Read more

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Help please? How many days hCG hormone present in woman urine after gettting pregnancy?

Help please? How many days hCG hormone present in woman urine after gettting pregnancy?

Postpartum: Hcg is made by the placenta and will be in your blood and urine until after a miscarriage or you have the baby. It often takes a couple weeks after the pregnancy is done for the HCG to get out of your system completely. ...Read more

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Ovarian and pelvic pain pain in uterus 3 weeks after intercourse before and after period . Period in 15 days same pains . Am i pregnant ? Take a test?

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Ovarian and pelvic pain pain in uterus 3 weeks after intercourse before and after period . Period in 15 days same pains . Am i pregnant ? Take a test?

Home pregnancy test: If you're wondering whether you're pregnant or not, take home pregnancy test. If negative and you don't want to get pregnant, get some form of contraception. If you don't want to get std, use condom. Each & every time. ...Read more

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Can women still lactate after not breast feeding for 17 months. Or am I pregnant again?

Can women still lactate after not breast feeding for 17 months. Or am I pregnant again?

Yes: Some women continue to produce small amounts of milk years after breastfeeding. Anytime you are concerned you might be pregnant the easiest thing to do is to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is extreme cramping during a period after stopping the pill normal for women?

Is extreme cramping during a period after stopping the pill normal for women?

Maybe: Off the pill, your body is ovulating again, or trying to, which may cause a heavier build up of the uterine lining. When the heavier lining sheds, called menstruation, you may have more cramping. It may be temporary, or may persist. If it too difficult to manage, try ibuprofen, or go back on the pill. ...Read more

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Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Frequent urination,back ache,cramps in uterus after ovulation,having PCOS.Wants conception!

Possible infection: Frequent urination, backache, and "cramps" may signal a urinary tract infection (UTI). Please see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

Take preg test: to be sure, you are not pregnant. Assuming you are not breast feeding, after delivery it can take a few months for your cycles to become regular again. ...Read more

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Can a women conceive 3 days after her periods?

Can a women conceive 3 days after her periods?

Technically not!: Women will not ovulate at this time, unless the period wwas excessively long, ie more than seven days. Then yes! pregnancy can occur, still uncommon! ...Read more

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Which are the safe days for a woman to have sex after periods?

Which are the safe days for a woman to have sex after periods?

Ovulation: You are asking the wrong question. Sperm cause pregnancy if left in the vagina during the five days leading up to ovulation. You should learn to know when you ovulate in your cycle. ...Read more