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How Long After Having A Baby Is It Safe To Become Pregnant Again
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
If no problems: Ask your OB but i tell my pts to have at least 2 normal periods then they can try. ...Read more
Im ttc after a miscarriage 2 months ago, how long will it take? is it a way i can get pregnant faster?
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
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
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
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?
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
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
How long do you bleed after having a baby. And is it normal to have clots a week after you give birth?
See below: Ideally, missing 3 cycles gives your body time to recover. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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