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

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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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