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How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

How easy is it to get pregnant right after having a baby?

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 more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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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How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

How hard is it to get pregnant after a ectopic pregnancy?

Ectopic pregnancy: The subsequent delivery rate is about 55% The recurrent ectopic rate is about 15% (so about 20% of pregnancies are ectopics) The infertility rate is about 30% ...Read more

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I heard after a dnc its very easy to get pregnant, is this true? If so, for how long does it last and wuld it be dangers to get pregnant soon after?

I heard after a dnc its very easy to get pregnant, is this true? If so, for how long does it last and wuld it be dangers to get pregnant soon after?

No: A D&C is a procedure used to remove retained products of conception following a miscarriage, elective abortion or to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. It is never used as a procedure to help you get pregnant, nor are you more likely to get pregnant following the procedure. ...Read more

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Is it ok to try to get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

Is it ok to try to get pregnant right after a miscarriage?

Depends: The general concensus is to give your body a rest and wait 2-3 periods. But others have gotten pregnant right after. My opinion is make sure you are mentally and physically healthy first. Though you may be anxious to start again....I would say wait until you are mentally prepared to deal with another bump in the road if it happens. ...Read more

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I jusy had a baby. How safe is it to do the pulling out method to not get pregnant?

I jusy had a baby. How safe is it to do the pulling out method to not get pregnant?

Terribly unsafe: Just because you've had a baby does not insure that you aren't ovulating. Pulling out is the least safe method of birth control. Please do the right thing and get on birth control that works every time not just by being lucky. Talk with your dr's office. They will get you protected right away so you can take the best care of your new baby. ...Read more

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How long after having a baby is it safe to become pregnant again?

How long after having a baby is it safe to become pregnant again?

Best to wait: After having a baby, it is best to wait about two years to become pregnant again. This will give your body time to recuperate. Spacing out your children will also make things easier for you not having two babies at home! ...Read more

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How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

How long can you wait after getting pregnant and it is still safe to get an abortion?

<24 weeks.: Most us states have laws prohibiting pregnancy termination after 24 weeks (check with your state's laws). In general, the earlier you terminate an undesired pregnancy, the safer, cheaper and less emotionally/physically dangerous it is. ...Read more

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When is it still too soon to get pregnant after just having a baby?

When is it still too soon to get pregnant after just having a baby?

"- - - " twins: 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

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When is the best time to get pregnant without having a miscarriage?

When is the best time to get pregnant without having a miscarriage?

Ovulation: The only time you can get pregnant is in the few days leading up to ovulation; there is no other time. Maybe you mean "what is the best age?" can you clarify what you wish to know? ...Read more

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How soon is it possible to get pregnant after a d and c?

How soon is it possible to get pregnant after a d and c?

Good question: I typically recommend for my patients to not get pregnant anywhere from 3-6 months after a d&c. One, to heal physically and two to heal emotionally. ...Read more

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How soon after a c-section is it possible to get pregnant agian?

How soon after a c-section is it possible to get pregnant agian?

Once you ovulate: You will be fertile again once you ovulate. The mode of delivery (cesarean vs. Vaginal) will play little role in the return of fertility. You should take precautions against unwanted conception and avoid intercourse until cleared by your ob. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant when having sex literally right after period?

How likely is it to get pregnant when having sex literally right after period?

Not very likely: You are not likely to get pregnant. Your risks of pregnancy are increased if you are healthy, have normal regular menstrual cycles and have unprotected genito-sexual intercourse with a fertile man during your fertile period (about the time of your ovulation). If you do not wish to get pregnant, ask a knowledgeable Gyn for an intrauterine device or a subdermal implant and use condoms too. Be safe. ...Read more

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What should I do now before i get pregnant to make it easier for my body to be in a better condition after birth?

What should I do now before i get pregnant to make it easier for my body to be in a better condition after birth?

Control weight: One of the issues that is under your control with regard to your well-being after pregnancy is your weight / dietary habits. Many other aspects are much less controllable. You will feel better, physically and psychologically, after pregnancy, if you enter pregnancy at your optimal weight, eat healthy during your pregnancy, and do not gain excessive weight. ...Read more