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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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Dr. Austina Cho
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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 long after abortion is it safe to start having sex again?

How long after abortion is it safe to start having sex again?

After bleeding: Usually after your bleeding stops and your vaginal discharge returns to normal, which could be about 2 weeks. You should begin using contraception again immediately, so you do not experience another unplanned pregnancy (if that was the indication). ...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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Im ttc after a miscarriage 2 months ago, how long will it take? is it a way i can get pregnant faster?

Im ttc after a miscarriage 2 months ago, how long will it take? is it a way i can get pregnant faster?

Bide your time: At age 19 you are very likely to restore normal ovulation in 3 months post miscarriage and be pregnant with unprotected intercourse in one year. There is no need to "rush" the process. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for your cycle to become regular after having a baby?

How long is it supposed to it take for your cycle to become regular after having a baby?

Ovulation: It all depends on how long the woman decides to breastfeed. When breastfeeding is over some women take 2 weeks to ovulate again and some women can take a longer time. There can also be spontaneous ovulation while breastfeeding so birth control is recommended. Pregnancy and labor are extreme changes for the hormonal environment of the female body. It could take a while to return to normal. ...Read more

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Is it really safe to have sex before or after having a menstruation? Will it prevent pregnancy?

Is it really safe to have sex before or after having a menstruation? Will it prevent pregnancy?

Yes and no: There is no danger in having sex before, during and after your period. Some people just prefer to avoid intercourse when there is blood present but it is not dangerous. You can still get pregnant and you can still catch stds. If you do not want to be pregnant you should use birth control and condoms. ...Read more

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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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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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How long after getting mono is it ok to get pregnant?

How long after getting mono is it ok to get pregnant?

Normal bloodwork: Women often get a hepatitis along with the mono. It could be a few weeks or it could be months. Pregnancy is a huge body stress and you want to be as well as possible before becomming pregnant. ...Read more

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How soon after an abortion is it safe to get pregnant again?

How soon after an abortion is it safe to get pregnant again?

See your MD: There is no best time. It is good to take the time to heal emotionally but generally one normal cycle is enough however. Testing to find out the cause of the pregnancy loss can be done during the next month or two after the loss. Talk to your md about testing get the support and treatment you may need before the next pregnancy. ...Read more

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After having a baby how long does it take to get my period back?

After having a baby how long does it take to get my period back?

6 months: We consider it normal to take as long as 6 months to start your period after having a baby assuming you are not breast feeding. If you are breast feeding then, you may not get it as long as you are nursing. ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth is it safe for a woman begin having sex again?

How soon after giving birth is it safe for a woman begin having sex again?

WHAT DID YOUR OB SAY: It is hard for me to imagine that your OB doc did not tell you that ! or u did not ask your OB doc, the usually you wait 6 weeks but some docs may say 4-5 weeks is ok so ask your doc. ...Read more

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How long do you bleed after having a baby. And is it normal to have clots a week after you give birth?

How long do you bleed after having a baby. And is it normal to have clots a week after you give birth?

Sometimes: The uterus is "shrinking" and the thickened lining of the womb and exposed arteries and veins are doing the same thing. ...Read more

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How long after a cesarean section is it safe to conceive again ?

How long after a cesarean section is it safe to conceive again ?

1 year: It is recommended you wait at least 1 plus years because of increased risk of abnormal placental implantation when you conceive earlier. ...Read more

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How long after intercourse is it possible to get pregnant?

How long after intercourse is it possible to get pregnant?

Pregnancy : Within hours. Of you consideration insemination the start of pregnancy. Not sure i understand the question? ...Read more

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How soon after a C-section is it safe to get pregnant again, if you want another baby? Is the uterus at risk for rupturing if you get pregnant too soon?

Many factors: Most studies find risks of rupture more associated with type of uterine incision, numbers of layer closures, uterine defects, and also number of c-sections. Timing has a small role & it's believed risks are slightly higher if pregnant under a year. Ask your OB what your risks are & more importantly what shape your uterus was in at the time of c-section. Prior dehiscence or rupture are higher risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage? How soon can I try to have a baby again? Should i still keep taking prenatal vitamins?

Is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage? How soon can I try to have a baby again? Should i still keep taking prenatal vitamins?

Sorry for your loss!: Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. How long to wait after the miscarriage to have sex depends somewhat on whether or not you required a d&c, so i would recommend talking to your obgyn. I typically recommend that patients have 1-2 normal cycles after miscarriage before trying to conceive again. If you are thinking of trying again soon, i would advise staying on prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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How long after having a baby does it take hormones to stabilize? How long to have regular periods after having baby. 3 Mons ago. Not breast feeding.

How long after having a baby does it take hormones to stabilize? How long to have regular periods after having baby. 3 Mons ago. Not breast feeding.

2-3 months: If you did not breastfeeding, your period usually returns within 2-3 months. Give it a little more time, but if it doesn't return, call your MD. Remember that you will ovulate before you have your first period, so you can get pregnant without having one. Use contraception if you don't want to get pregnant again so soon. ...Read more