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How long will I be in the hospital after my baby is born.

How long will I be in the hospital after my baby is born.

Typically 48 hrs: A typical stay for an uncomplicated vaginal delivery is 48 hours. Patients who deliver by cesarean, will usually be discharged after 72 hours. ...Read more

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How long after my baby is born should I wait to vaccinate?

How long after my baby is born should I wait to vaccinate?

Within 48 hours: The first vaccine should be given within 48 hours of birth. Then next vaccine is given at 1-2 months of age. Do not delay vaccines unless directed to do so for medical reasons by your baby's doctor. Vaccines are important to the health of all children as they help to prevent many life threatening diseases ...Read more

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My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

Usually gone by 4-6: Baby acne is a transient issue related to hormonal exposure in pregnancy. It has usually disappeared by 4-6m.Any acne like outbreak present at 12m or later suggests a different source of hormonal stimulation & should be looked into. ...Read more

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What is the optimal time to get pregnant after cs as I can't wait too long as I lost my baby ?

What is the optimal time to get pregnant after cs as I can't wait too long as I lost my baby ?

Depends : It really depends on what the c section was done for and what likely caused your infants death. If it was a stillbirth it is even more concerning. Your best bet in this case is to get a pre=conceptual consult with someone who cares for high risk pregnancy. If at possible i would see an mfm specialist (maternal fetal medicine) or perinatologist and have them review your case. ...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

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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 does a baby stay in the womb after d due date?

How long does a baby stay in the womb after d due date?

Most OB's that I : Work with will not let you go past 41 weeks without inducing delivery or doing a c-section. The placenta begins to deteriorate as you get close to the due date & may not be healthy enough to sustain a labor. Sudden fetal death increases for those going longer. ...Read more

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What happens if mother have vdrl and on 8th month she birth baby and baby got also vdrl it can be treated and how long it will take?

What happens if mother have vdrl and on 8th month she birth baby and baby got also vdrl it can be treated and how long it will take?

Do you mean syphilis: VDRL is a test for syphilis. If the lady and or child has any risk of syphilis, both should see a doctor. If one is not available, contact the city or county health department. Syphilis is treatable. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my body for nursing if my baby is premature?

How can I prepare my body for nursing if my baby is premature?

Pump 5 times a day: After a premature delivery, the mom can pump her breasts 5 times a day to get the milk flowing. She can drink plenty of fluids, and try to stay relaxed. Being very anxious or worrying about not having enough milk may cause her to have less milk output. ...Read more

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How long after your water breaks does the baby have to be born?

How long after your water breaks does the baby have to be born?

Time varies: Actual time varies.First labors take longer than later & average 8-10 hours.Some issues may delay the process, like an epidural placed too early or a baby tangled in the cord that will not descend.The risk of an infection affecting baby begins to increase after 18 hours of open membranes, so the ob's may add meds to speed the process or need to do a c-section. ...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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My 14 year son has very small hairs on his scrotum after that what occurs in puberty and how long until it happens and how long will it last?

My 14 year son has very small hairs on his scrotum after that what occurs in puberty and how long until it happens and how long  will it last?

Variable: Who can predict the future, but it's beginning and will continue as programmed by his genetics. How long, etc. Is impossible to say in advance. Ask your pediatrician. It'll probably be similar to your puberty. ...Read more

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I am on subutext well my doctor told me that it didnt cross the placenta my son is in the nicu detoxing how long does it take to ween a baby off ?

I am on subutext well my doctor told me that it didnt cross the placenta my son is in the nicu detoxing how long does it take to ween a baby off 
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Depends: It does vary from baby to baby and how severe their symptoms are. It also is going to depend on what your dose was, maternal compliance (if you used other drugs while preg). Generally speaking, symptoms appear 12-24 hrs, peak at 72-96 hrs and can last for average of 7 days. Some babies take significantly longer, but in most cases there is a reason for that (maternal noncompliance) ...Read more

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After using Vicks baby rib, how long until I can take my baby outside?

After using Vicks baby rib, how long until I can take my baby outside?

Whenever you like: You can take your baby outside, properly dressed for the weather, whenever you wish. ...Read more

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Can i feed my baby while being pregnant again? And till how long?

Can i feed my baby while being pregnant again? And till how long?

Yes: It's ok to bf during pregnancy.You face the simple decision on how far into the pregnancy you want to bf. If this is a good nurturing time you both enjoy continue.If you find yourself chasing baby down to feed & s/he makes it short & quickly gets off it is time to wean. Some women will just feed both as if she had twins, though i don't advise it. ...Read more

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Hi. How long after being on clotrimazole does it take to get rid of ringworm and how long until it stops being contagious?

Hi. How long after being on clotrimazole does it take to get rid of ringworm and how long until it stops being contagious?

Varies: Ringworm treatment will vary from person to person and depend on how bad it is. If it is not improving with topical cream you probably needed to be seen and discuss oral medication. ...Read more

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I delivered my baby by help of a vacuum machine,but my baby's head has a swelling that is so soft is it normal?And how long it gonna take to disappear

I delivered my baby by help of a vacuum machine,but my baby's head has a swelling that is so soft is it normal?And how long it gonna take to disappear

Patience: Although this often looks stressful it is a common event with a vacuum extraction and the majority of the time the blood will be absorbed. If there are no neurological issues, patience and time are the best medicine. Be sure to have your Pediatrician check it out and monitor it with you. http://www.drhull.com/EncyMaster/C/cephalohematoma.html ...Read more