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Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Irregular menstruation normal after child birth?

Yes: Irregular menses can occur for many months after pregnancy. However, please see your doctor if there is significant blood loss or the ireegularity continues for 6 months. ...Read more

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Period is heavier after having baby 5mos ago..Taking birth control..Is this normal?

Period is heavier after having baby 5mos ago..Taking birth control..Is this normal?

It may be, BUT: It should eventually return to its normal flow and duration, so if it does not in the next month or so, be sure to follow up with your gyn for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is delivery of stillborn baby always vaginal?

Is delivery of stillborn baby always vaginal?

No.: When the timing of cessation of heartbeat is not certain, most will at least try to save the baby with an emergency c-section. ...Read more

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Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Missed menstrual periods after delivering a baby. Isvthis normal?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Have anxiety, depression; baby born premature. Will my BP return to normal soon? Baby 1week & still @ hospital.

Have anxiety, depression; baby born premature. Will my BP return to normal soon? Baby 1week & still @ hospital.

U need to see PCP/OB: You raise several issues which are common & need further exploration. You should arrange to see your OB or pcp & discuss this in detail. You are not alone in this process but many in the same situation feel reluctant to ask for help. Make the call. Your baby will need you up to full strength when s/he is ready to come home. ...Read more

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After the birth of my second child -difficult labor- baby had irregular rapid heart beats.?

After the birth of my second child -difficult labor- baby had irregular rapid heart beats.?

Concerning finding: An irregular, rapid heartbeat can be a transient, normal finding- if it persists or if the child has low oxygen levels and respiratory problems, look for metabolic disorders, long qt syndrome, structural heart disease, or possibly a toxic effect of medication mom got during labor. ...Read more

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4 month old baby born at 35w+3days. Should baby's born this early (5weeks) wait longer until they are introduced to solids?

4 month old baby born at 35w+3days. Should baby's born this early (5weeks) wait longer until they are introduced to solids?

Baby diet: Basically, in these days we do not recommend early introduction of solid food not even to full term infants because of food allergies. If the baby is growing well you may introduce the solid food around 6 mo of age unless otherwise advised by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can normal baby have brachycephaly?

Can normal baby have brachycephaly?

Depends on situation: Many infants who sleep on their backs will have a transient shortening of the front to back measurement of their skull that mimics true brachycephaly. As the spend more time upright & the skull begins to change into the longer than wide contour we are use too. ...Read more

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Do babies get ivh from vaginal birth?

Do babies get ivh from vaginal birth?

IVH...: ...Is usually a problem in severe preemies, and is common in c-section preemies as well. ...Read more

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Why is 8 month premature baby boy is high risk to die than a premature baby girl?

Why is 8 month premature baby boy is high risk to die than a premature baby girl?

Not clear: The answer as to why prematurely born males have a higher mortality rate than females is not completely understood. ...Read more

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Could gestational diabetes continue even after child birth..?

Dr. Hien Tran Dr. Tran
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Could gestational diabetes continue even after child birth..?

Diabetes : The diabetes can continue after delivery but at that point it is no longer gestational diabetes anymore. It is just diabetes type ii ...Read more

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Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Should her children watch a woman giving birth to a baby?

Probably not: Watch "baby's first day" on tv; even they usually have kids leave before their sibling emerges.It is difficult for children of all developmental ages not to believe that their mother is in danger of dying on hearing her cry out & seeing the blood & placenta, despite forewarnings. Most farm kids who watch or help during calving/ foaling grow up without developing ptsd, but that's not your mom. ...Read more

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Masterbation after giving birth ok?

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Masterbation after giving birth ok?

Here are some ...: Since masturbation is not an urgent essential matter, it's a good respectful advice to give the uterus a time of at least 2-3 weeks to heal its lining after shedding the placenta and its mucosa from childbirth. Known to us, the unhealed mucosa is easy to bleed from vigorous uterine contraction from orgasm. So, you decide what you should do. ...Read more

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8pound baby delivered normal thru induction, possible?

8pound baby delivered normal thru induction, possible?

Yes: Babies can be delivered vaginally even over 10 lbs. Some larger babies may cause difficulty with delivery however. Do not rely on the estimated size to determine if the baby can be delivered vaginally as size estimates in the 3rd trimester can be inaccurate. Rely on your obstetrician's experience! ...Read more

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Who takes care of your baby if he's born premature?

Who takes care of your baby if he's born premature?

Depends: Minor prematurity is often managed by the pediatrician but for sick or more premature babies the neonatologist often will take care of the baby until such time the baby can be cared for by the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What bleeding is normal after giving birth?

What bleeding is normal after giving birth?

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. ...Read more

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Is jaundice normal after 24hr of giving birth?

Is jaundice normal after 24hr of giving birth?

Who has it?: For you, have your obstetrician evaluate your bilirubin levels, and other blood tests to identify what type of jaundice it is. If you are asking about the baby an indirect or needle/lancet injection enablesblood check. ...Read more

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