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Is It Normal To Have Headaches After Giving Birth
Since Delivering a week ago I've had absolutely no appetite or desire to eat. Think is causing my headaches. Is this normal reaction to giving birth?
Migraines after giving birth? Ever since I've given birth six months ago I've been experiencing severe headaches. Sometimes I can tolerate them, but other times the pain is too much. Why do I keep having these headaches and how can I make them stop?
After giving birth on Jan 8 I was given the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot. I am having headaches dizziness sharp pain in chest. Are theses side effects? What todo
See your doc: These are concerning symptoms go and see your doc
YOU SHOULD be asking: Your OB that question, that is part of your ob's job, you can have some lochia that should keep getting lighter for 3-4 weeks sometimes longer if you are having heavy bleeding or it was light then gets heavier you may ahve a problems with your uterus like it is not inv0luting properly or retained tissue, if you are worried your OB can do an exam blood work and ultrasound, I tell my pts what to exp.
Yes: They will change from the pink color to a silvery-flesh color, making them less noticeable with time.
Varies: After giving birth there are a variety of types of discharge. Some women will have white discharge, pink discharge, frank bleeding of bright red blood, or passing dark brown clots. Really nearly anything is normal and it's normal for it to fluctuate. The uterus is still shrinking and as it does so, it pushes out old blood and new blood. Normal for it to smell kinda bad too. Hope that helps!
Unusual: Seems too long, especially if this is on the heavier side. The OB provider would want to evaluate this
Had 2nd degree tear 9 days ago after giving birth. Continue to bleed on and off in intensity - is this normal?
Post-partum bleeding: It's normal to bleed off and on for a few weeks after giving birth. But if it's heavy, it can be a sign of problems so touch base with your OB doctor.
I am having unusual bloody discharge similar to the one I would get when I was close to giving birth (my son is 10 months now)is that normal?
After giving birth I had times where my body would shake uncontrollably. The nurses said it was normal. It happened again since being home. Normal?
Not normal: Please see your primary care and may need to see a neurologist to make sure you do not have seizuresSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend is overweight and I'm at a normal weight, does that mean that my baby will be overweight or big when giving birth? No one in his family or my family is overweight. He is 1 of 5 brothers, and a sister and they are all at a normal weight. My bo
Not necessarily: It all depends which genetic pool he gets and how is going to be the life style and habits of child.See 1 more doctor answer
It is: Part of the postpartum changes you go through is a rapid change in hormones. The estrogen and Progesterone that were surging through your pregnancy suddenly drop down to normal or even low levels. So it is pretty normal to not be interested in sex. Plus your body has gone through a pretty big trauma and you need time to recover.
Yes: On average, a woman not breastfeeding can have periods return in 6-12 weeks after giving birth. If you are breastfeeding, your periods can be delayed for months!
Yes: Your intestines take a while to get back to normal, so it may take several days for you to need to have a bowel movement. In that time, the stool can get hard and be difficult to pass. It's a good idea to take a tool softener until things are working right. And keep up your fluids!See 3 more doctor answers
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