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How Easy Can You Get Pregnant After Having A Baby
Can vs should: Many women are quite fertile after a miscarriage and get pregnant quickly. However, the risk of miscarriage is higher if you get pregnant too soon, so most docs recommend waiting 2 months. ...Read more
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
Almost immediately: This has been commonly referred to as "_ _ _ _ _ _ (insert ethnic term here ) twins" it is possible to become pregnant almost immmediately after pregnancy and children have been born inthe same calendar year. Some say nursing may diminish this tendency but I am aware of many exceptions to this. ...Read more
Waiting: I assume you mean an uncomplicated miscarriage. Reasons include 1) your HCG level from the miscarriage must fall to zero, 2) you must resume ovulating, and 3) you must re-establish a cyclic endometrium. I recommend waiting 1 full cycle after an uncomplicated miscarriage and confirming the HCG has fallen. Many doctors recommend a longer wait, but it seems arbitrary to me after 1 cycle. ...Read more
Soon: A recent study showed overall, women who became pregnant within six months of miscarrying had better outcomes and a lower risk of complications than their counterparts who waited longer to conceive after a miscarriage. ...Read more
Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not smoke, drink alcohol, or use any other recreational drugs. Any medical disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, should be well controlled, hopefully your body weight is also in the optimum range, engage in regular physical activity. Best Wishes! ...Read more
2 mos : I usually recommend that patients given their body a chance to heal. That means waiting about 2 months, have a normal cycle, before trying again. There are no firm rules, but it has been my experience that there are fewer problems if you wait about two months, and keep taking the prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
Space deliveries: It is always a good idea to space cesarean deliveries 18 months apart or more, to reduce the risk of uterine scar separation with contractions. Use birth control regularly through the first year after your child is born so that you avoid accidental pregnancy in this time frame. ...Read more
Breastfeeding: After delivering your baby, the hormones that lead to lactation prevent you from ovulating. If you are breastfeeding, these hormones will remain elevated and may prevent you from getting pregnant. However, if you discontinue breastfeeding and your cycle returns, you may conceive as you have started ovulating again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wait for your period: If you have had a miscarriage, then you should wait until you have at least one period before you try to get pregnant. Hope that helps, good luck! ...Read more
When you feel ready: 18, so probably best to wait a while ...Read more
How soon after a miscarriage are you able to get pregnant? And how long should one wait to try again after a miscarriage?
Next month: It is possible to get pregnant the very first month after the miscarriage. However, it is better to wait for at least one normal period to get pregnant. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much time after you have a baby do you get your first naturally occurring period?
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