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Doctor insights on: Is It True That Giving Birth To Twins Is Hereditary

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Is it true that giving birth to twins is hereditary?

Is it true that giving birth to twins is hereditary?

Yes: There is a gene that increases the chance of fraternal twins. This is not the most common reason for twins, though, so for most women twins is a random event, occurring about 1:100 pregnancies. Fertility treatment, of course, can increase this risk. Identical twins are not related to any gene. ...Read more

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Can somebody be predisposed to giving birth to twins?

Can somebody be predisposed to giving birth to twins?

Yes.: Familial predisposition to multifetal pregnancies is well known. African-american women are generally more prone to twins than other racial groups. Folic acid and prenatal vitamins preconceptionally also increase twinning. ...Read more

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Is it true that giving birth causing back ache later on?

Is it true that giving birth causing back ache later on?

For the short term: The things that happen in the body during pregnancy and shortly thereafter can certainly cause or worsen back pain. This should resolve pretty quickly after birth. If pain persists, a detailed exam can usually determine the cause. Thank you fir your question. ...Read more

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Is it true your very fertile the first 6 weeks after giving birth?

Is it true your very fertile the first 6 weeks after giving birth?

Very low fertility: The first 6 weeks after a baby is a time of very low fertility - the hormonal changes of pregnancy are going back to normal, and the lining of your uterus should be recovering after pregnancy and birth. You should not ovulate (release an egg) so soon after a baby. It's not necessary to start birth control before the 6 week mark. ...Read more

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Is it true that premature women tend to have a harder time giving birth to their babies?

Is it true that premature women tend to have a harder time giving birth to their babies?

Likely not: I have not heard of this association, and there would not likely be much research to look at this. ...Read more

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After giving birth you are more fertile. Is the same true after a miscarriage?

After giving birth you are more fertile. Is the same true after a miscarriage?

Use condoms 1 month: Fertility is usually low for 6 weeks after giving birth. It's best to wait a month before trying to conceive again; there may be a higher chance of another miscarriage if you get pregnant again in the first month after a miscarriage. See a reproductive endocrinology and infertility (rei) specialist after two or more miscarriages, or after one loss if it took a year or more to conceive. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it true that wemon with pcos, after sucessfully giving birth to a child that the pcos will go away?

Is it true that wemon with pcos, after sucessfully giving birth to a child that the pcos will go away?

No: Pcos is an inherited disorder and will never go away. Symptoms and lifestyle problems related to pcos can change over time, and weight gain or loss often changes things. Pregnancy does nothing to alter the course of pcos longterm. ...Read more

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Is it true that planned parenthood make you get a pap smear before giving birth control?

Is it true that planned parenthood make you get a pap smear before giving birth control?

Not necessarily. : A pap is recommended at age 21 and then every 2 years. If you had one already then you may not need one yet. ...Read more

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Heard that after giving birth you're risk of breast cancer goes up in the following 10 years. Is this true and is it very high risk?

Heard that after giving birth you're risk of breast cancer goes up in the following 10 years. Is this true and is it very high risk?

Good and Bad: It is true that risk of breast cancer goes up minimally after childbirth, but having children and especially breast feeding protect against breast cancer. See this site for more information on risks for breast cancer. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors. ...Read more

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Can I jog after giving birth?

Can I jog after giving birth?

Yes: But it depends on what type of delivery u had and what happened at the time of delivery , so ask your OB when you can start jogging. ...Read more

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Is giving birth most pain your body can go though?

Is giving birth most  pain your body can go though?

Probably: Great debate whether labor or renal colic caused by a kidney stone causes more perception of pain. ...Read more

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What would cause a woman to die after giving birth?

What would cause a woman to die after giving birth?

Many things: Bleeding, infection, blood clots, embolisms heart attack and many more. Child birth can be very hard for some women. This is especially true for women that have chronic illness before and during their pregnancy such as diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other illnesses. ...Read more

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Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

Sometimes: I always caution my patients about the varied information available on the internet. I usually refer patients to acog, the mayo clinic, and pregnancy weekly for reliable sources of information. Keep in mind, that every pregnancy and delivery experience is different. My hope for my patients, is that i can guide them through in the safest and easiest manner that is appropriate for them. ...Read more

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How often do women die from giving birth to multiples?

How often do women die from giving birth to multiples?

Very rare: There are certainly many risk of multiple pregnancy to a mother such a high blood pressure, diabetes of pregnancy and cesarean section. And yes technically there is a higher rate of death of the mother. But that risk is extremely small (something on the order of 1/10, 000). ...Read more

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How do you know your having a setback after giving birth?

How do you know your having a setback after giving birth?

Depression?: If you mean you are feeling down or blue it's very common after a delivery. Hopefully you have some help, try to walk some and get plenty of rest. Call your doctor if you don't feel better, soon. ...Read more