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How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

How long does it take for your pelvic area to heal after giving birth. My baby is now 11 months old and I am still having pelvic pain.

Variable: Most women heal by 6 weeks post-delivery, but having some lingering pain can happen occasionally. By 11 months, you should be completely healed and not be having pain at this point. If you had a cesarean delivery you may have some scar tissue. I would rec a sono and testing for other causes.11 mos of pain is long enough to create a chronic pain syndrome. Breastfeeding can cause changes=persis pai. ...Read more

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I have rash all over my body soon after giving birth. My baby is 6months and I breastfeed, what do I do?

I have rash all over my body soon after giving birth. My baby is 6months and I breastfeed, what do I do?

Pregnancy rash: Polymorphic eruption of pregnancy is an itchy rash that commonly begins on the abdomen, particularly within stretch marks (striae). It most usually develops during late pregnancy (third trimester) but can also start immediately after the baby is born. It was previously known as puppp (pruritic urticarial papules and plaques of pregnancy) but this name has been abandoned as it caused confusion. ...Read more

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Is it true that premature women tend to have a harder time giving birth to their babies?

Is it true that premature women tend to have a harder time giving birth to their babies?

Likely not: I have not heard of this association, and there would not likely be much research to look at this. ...Read more

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What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

Question too broad: When you submit a question to the site please be specific. Your question has been the subject of many books. If you have a specific question that we can address in the space allowed please submit a new one. Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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Please tell me all about women giving birth to a baby?

Please tell me all about women giving birth to a baby?

Go to Lamaze class!: Good source of information is a lamaze class!
here it is:

find a lamaze class - lamaze for parents : lamaze for parents
lamaze teaches parents healthy birth practices for safe childbirth and labor. Participate in lamaze
child birthing classes for healthy pregnancy and delivery.
www. Lamaze. Org/. ...Read more

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Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Probably not: Watch "baby's first day" on tv; even they usually have kids leave before their sibling emerges. It is difficult for children of all developmental ages not to believe that their mother is in danger of dying on hearing her cry out & seeing the blood & placenta, despite forewarnings. Most farm kids who watch or help during calving/ foaling grow up without developing ptsd, but that's not your mom. ...Read more

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How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby?

How often does a woman die while giving birth to a baby?

Yes: Childbirth was once a leading cause of death in childbearing years for women in the late 1800's. Modern medical management has reduced risk a lot but has not eliminated it completely. That is one reason regular prenatal care is important for any pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about giving birth to a baby that had cephalhematoma?

Can you tell me about giving birth to a baby that had cephalhematoma?

Common finding: Occasionally a baby is born with a collection of blood under the scalp from veins that supply it from the underside. The pocket can be triggered by the trauma of traveling down the birth canal. The pocket creates enough pressure to stop the bleeding on its own. The process sometimes increases a risk of jaundice for newborns as the blood breaks down. It is a minor issue. ...Read more

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Who is most at risk of giving birth to a baby that has down syndrome?

Who is most at risk of giving birth to a baby that has down syndrome?

Older women: It is observed that women have the lowest predicted rate of Down syndrome births at ~20 (1/1925) with a gradual risewith age. By 40 the risk reaches 1/110, 50 =1/10.Most speculate that the additive effect of lifes toxic exposures eventually add up to deminish the chances an egg can produce a normal infant. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my side below my last rib after giving birth to my baby?

Why do I have pain in my side below my last rib after giving birth to my baby?

Muscle strain?: If you were pushing too hard during labor, it is possible that you may have bruised your side muscles. It may be advantageous to check your urine to rule out a possible kidney infection or kidney stones. ...Read more

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Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Yes: While not advisable for both medical and social reasons. A woman can get pregnant the first cycle after pregnancy just as easy as any other cycle, though that first cycle may be significantly delayed if the woman breastfeeds. ...Read more

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What does mean when it comes to giving birth, is your baby safe from gettin hep b?

What does mean when it comes to giving birth, is your baby safe from gettin hep b?

Perinatal hep B: If the mother doesn't have hepatitis B, her baby cannot catch it during delivery. If mom is infected, she should check with her ObG about protecting the baby. ...Read more

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Is anemia very common after giving birth to a baby?

Is anemia very common after giving birth to a baby?

Not common, not rare: If you are referring to the mother I would say yes it is not uncommon. The baby receives almost all of its iron from the mother. As a woman loses blood with menses she may be low on iron to start a pregnancy (which is one reason they give prenatal vitamins); after losing additional iron to the baby the mother may become iron deficient which leads to anemia. ...Read more

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Does an anal fissure feel similar to giving birth to a baby?

Does an anal fissure feel similar to giving birth to a baby?

Not exactly...: The pain of an anal fissure is often described as a tearing or ripping pain, or like passing glass. Bleeding is common, but not always present. This is a curable condition. ...Read more

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What are natural ways to treat anemia due to giving birth to a baby?

What are natural ways to treat anemia due to giving birth to a baby?

Iron rich foods: Anemia in pregnancy is common. Iron deficiency anemia, not enough iron for you and the growing fetus, is the most common cause. A prenatal vitamin can help supplement the nutrients needed. A diet high in iron rich foods (red meat, beans, clams, scallops, green veggies, artichokes, enriched cereals, liver.) help. Also foods rich in vitamin c (citrus fruits, juices) help iron absorbtion. ...Read more

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Natural ways to treat/cure anemia (as a result of giving birth to a baby)?

Natural ways to treat/cure anemia (as a result of giving birth to a baby)?

Iron supplements: Iron supplements are the best way to correct anemia from childbirth. Other ways to supplement iron naturally is to eat red meats, and other foods rich in iron, such as spinach. Also prenatal vitamins with iron ensure that you get enough Folic Acid and minerals. ...Read more

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Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Why?: As I understand it, current retroviral treatments can make HIV levels undetectable in some individuals and prevent transmission to the baby. If would be a concern if the mother were not getting appropriate HIV treatment and prenatal care. ...Read more

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