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Stitching after labor and delivery ?

Stitching after labor and delivery 
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Sutures: Sutures might be needed if there was a significant tear during delivery or if you had an episiotomy. If this doesn't address your question then please re-ask with a clear question. Take Care. ...Read more

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Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

Can premature labor and delivery cause infertility at 26 weeks with vaginal delivery?

SecondaryInfertility: A person who has one pregnancy and cannot get pregnant a 2nd time is usually not due to the previous 26 week delivery. An incompetent cervix means that the patient got pregnant again. A vigorous scraping at a d & c post partum can cause infertility. ...Read more

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Can i still have a normal vaginal delivery after induced labor procedure?

Yes: The goal of inducing labor is to stimulate contractions prior to the onset of spontaneous labor. Reasons for induction vary widely. The goal for every labor induction is a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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How much time can contractions and cramping of preterm labor last before actually giving birth?

How much time can contractions and cramping of preterm labor last before actually giving birth?

Varies: Labor can be shockingly short lasting just an hour or so and it can also take days to lead to delivery. Most OB docs have an answering service, so if you are having contractions contact him/her and discuss what you are going through. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks from delivery will marijuana show after delivery in my baby?

I am 8 weeks from delivery will marijuana show after delivery in my baby?

It may: Depending on how often you've been using marijuana, it could show up in both you and your baby. Please at least stop now. Your baby is exposed to whatever you eat, drink, or smoke. Marijuana is not safe for fetuses -- premature birth and developmental problems are associated with mothers' smoking marijuana during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which members of labor and delivery staff will be around during pregnancy?

Which members of labor and delivery staff will be around during pregnancy?

Labor nurse: Usually your labor nurse and possibly a nursing student or a resident (only in training facilities). ...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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Hospital labor and delivery, what to expect?

Hospital tour: Birthing experiences vary widely to each person, facility and family. Schedule tours with the birthing center where the delivery may occur, and discuss the different birthing plan options available. You will likely be surprised at how much information you will gather and it will make the entire experience less stressful. ...Read more

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After normal delivery in how many days stitches gets heal?

Delivery: The answer depends on the extent of the laceration and type of suture used. Please contact your md. ...Read more

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Is 2 weeks after vaginal delivery too soon to start masturbating?

Is 2 weeks after vaginal delivery too soon to start masturbating?

Not at all: There's no reason to think that masturbating at that point would cause any harm at all. ...Read more

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Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Could vaginal probiotics during the antepartum period and intrapartum antibiotics at l&d prevent chorioamnionitis and subsequent complications?

Chorioamnionitis: In general, vaginal probiotics and antibiotics during labor can reduce the risk of chorioamnionitis. If there is a concern based on precious pregnancy outcomes, this questions should be discussed with the treating obstetrician. ...Read more

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31 weeks and 3cm dilate and 76% effaced is labor close?

31 weeks and 3cm dilate and 76% effaced  is labor close?

Depends: First pregnancy? Size of previous? Length of labor? What has been the progression? And accuracy of your dates. A number of important variables but effacing and dilating are always toward the end! ...Read more

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Whats the recovery time recovery time after ceserean section for stiillbirth?

Whats the recovery time recovery time after ceserean section for stiillbirth?

Same: First off I am so sorry to hear about the stillbirth. Emotionally that can be very challenging to recover from. Physically the recovery will be the same as another c section. Most patients can leave the hospital in 48-72 hours, will be sore requiring pain medication for 1-2 weeks and then back to normal by week 5-6. ...Read more

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Two weeks before delivered loose mucus plug then contractions, bleeding and fully dilated at 25 weeks pregnant is these a weak cervix symptoms?

Two weeks before delivered loose mucus plug then contractions, bleeding and fully dilated at 25 weeks pregnant is these a weak cervix symptoms?

Preterm labor.: The symptoms you describe do not support a diagnosis of incompetent cervix, rather a typical preterm labor and delivery. You should get early prenatal care with all future pregnancies, consume Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily for the rest of your reproductive life and receive intramuscular weekly 17-hydroxy Progesterone caproate after 16 weeks to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

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Is it common to have pain while having sex after healing of third degree vaginal tear after delivery of baby?

Yes: Sex after having a baby can be uncomfortable for several months and even longer depending on the episiotomy and if you are breast feeding. Be patient and it should improve. ...Read more

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When can you exercise after cesarian delivery?

When can you exercise after cesarian delivery?

Light exercises: You could start in the second week , after 6 weeks go ahead. ...Read more

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Will i bleed during and after sex even after 4 weeks of healing from cryotherapy?

Will i bleed during and after sex even after 4 weeks of healing from cryotherapy?

Reevaluation: You may have some granulation tissue that is bleeding, call your doctor and g for follow up examination. ...Read more

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HI can you delivery naturally after a cesarean?

Yes: It is possible to have a normal vaginal delivery after Caesarian Section. ...Read more

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When pregnant with twins, does delivery usually have to be through a cesarean delivery?

When pregnant with twins, does delivery usually have to be through a cesarean delivery?

Not necessarilly: most pregnancies are vaginal but with twins sometimes a c sections necessary to manage the health of the babies talk to you gyn as the pregnancy progresses ...Read more