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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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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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After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

After an abortion is it easier to get pregnant?

No: There is no evidence to suggest that it is easier to get pregnant after an abortion. If you have had a recent abortion, you should be considering some form of long-term birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. I hope that this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

As soon as UR ready!: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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When is it safe to get pregnant after an abortion?

When is it safe to get pregnant  after an abortion?

Typically 8 weeks: I recommend 1-2 cycles following an abortion to try for pregnancy again. Make sure to take a prenatal or equivalent vitamin if you are trying for pregnancy, and avoid environmental contaminants, alcohol, etc. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant right after an abortion?

Is it safe to get pregnant right after an abortion?

Ask the doc: Who did it , but you should have a least 2-3 normal periods after to make sure everything is back to normal before you try to get preg. ...Read more

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Is it risky to get pregnant a month after an abortion?

Is it risky to get pregnant a month after an abortion?

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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Is it dangerous to get pregnant weeks after an abortion?

Is it dangerous to get pregnant weeks after an abortion?

Nope!: Older dictum was to wait for 3-6 months after an abortion before resuming sexual activity. More recent studies show that women who wait have lower fertility rates than women who don't. So, if you are trying to get pregnant, you can determine when you feel ready to resume sexual activity. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily to prevent preterm birth, neural tube and cardiac anomalies in your offspring! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant after abortion if I have a pco?

?: If you could get pregnant with pco before having an abortion, you can likely get pregnant afterward. The abortion does not change your pco. ...Read more

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Is it hard to conceive after having a miscarriage?

Is it hard to conceive after having a miscarriage?

Shouldn't be: A single miscarriage wont affect or impair future fertility. It may take 4 to six weeks for your body to start cycling normally again, but you should not have trouble conceiving. Just remember that it is normal for conception to take up to a year (that's the definition of normal time to conceive) - so don't worry if it takes several months. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it easier to get pregnant after an abortion ?

Not usually: An abortion itself does not increase the chance of pregnancy. Since pregnancy only occurs in those able to get pregnanct, abortion, like miscarriage, selects out the fertile segment of the population. In this way the apparent pregnancy rate is increased compared to the population at large. Among the risks of elective termination is infection or scarring, both of which can cause infertility. ...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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Is it risky to get pregnant after a missed miscarriage? Will it be hard to get pregnant?

Is it risky to get pregnant after a missed miscarriage? Will it be hard to get pregnant?

Not necessarily: No problem trying to conceive after miscarriage if your provider has deemed that the pregnancy loss is over and no bleeding or infection is imminent . If your doctor plans an IVF treatment it is better to wait for a second period after the miscarriage . ...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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Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion with no complications?

Is it harder to get pregnant after an abortion with no complications?

No: A medical or surgical abortion is a common, legal, and medically safe procedure. It does not cause infertility, breast cancer, psychiatric problems, or other medical problems. If you're having difficulty getting pregnant, you should see your doctor. There are many possible causes. ...Read more

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Is it bad to cum right after having an abortion?

To have sex?: T is recommended that you avoid sexual activities involving vaginal penetration for 2 weeks after a surgical abortion assuming that the abortion was complete ; you have been medically cleared by your physician. There can be variation in provider recommendations. ...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

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more