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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Likely not: I have not heard of this association, and there would not likely be much research to look at this. ...Read more
Of course not: You can bathe the same day. I prefer a shower myself. ...Read more
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
Is it true that wemon with pcos, after sucessfully giving birth to a child that the pcos will go away?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It's neither easier or harder.Get a more detailed answer ›
If both parents are born as twins, will they have to tendency of giving birth to a pair of twins or multiple pregnancy?
Statistics from 2008: 24 per 100, 000.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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