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How can I lose pregnancy weight if I am 4 months postpartum?

How can I lose pregnancy weight if I am 4 months postpartum?

Exercise & eat well: A combination of a well balanced, healthy diet of fresh fruits, vegies, protein, non-animal fats and complex carbohydrates (whole grains) rather than simple sugary foods, along with an exercise program may be the best way to take off pregnancy weight. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Post partum weight..Gained 20 after each pregnancy. Need help?

Post partum weight..Gained 20 after each pregnancy. Need help?

Need to see a dietic: Dietician, i offer the HCG diet to my patients, it is not fda approved, but under proper supervision and with quality medication , it works, and is safe, you have to inject yourself with a very small amt HCG each day and do a 500 cal diet, i did the diet myself and lost 24 lbs in 28 days last august and have not gained a pound back since, lonce u go off the goal is just to maintain your weight. ...Read more

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Does post partum depression come and go with pregnancies?

Does post partum depression come and go with pregnancies?

Ppd: Yes if it is short lasting without consequence and mother receives good support. If mother is known with long lasting depression, then it is not PPD but result of ongoing depression which can be more severe than just ppd. ...Read more

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4 months post partum, positive pregnancy test, used pull out method, could I really be pregnant?

4 months post partum, positive pregnancy test, used pull out method, could I really be pregnant?

Possibly: you could be pregnant as coitus interruptus is a unsafe contraceptive method. there are other rare entities that can make a positive pregnancy test four months after a delivery, one of which is called gestational trophoblastic disease. two quantitative blood pregnancy tests and a transvaginal ultrasound will tell what's going on. ...Read more

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I'm five weeks post partum vaginal delivery, want to start exercise. Had very active pregnancy. Would it be ok to start exercising slowly?

I'm five weeks post partum vaginal delivery, want to start exercise. Had very active pregnancy. Would it be ok to start exercising slowly?

Postpartum exercise: it is ok to begin exercising 6 weeks after a vaginal delivery that was uncomplicated. A good way to tell if you are ready is if your bleeding has slowed down significantly or none at all. And you are no longer having uterine cramping ...Read more

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Can post-partum depression get worse with every pregnancy that a person has?

Can post-partum depression get worse with every pregnancy that a person has?

Well: A woman who has 1 episode of postpartum depression has a 50% chance of experiencing it with a later pregnancy. So, not every woman who has had postpartum depression will have it again. However, it is possible for symptoms to worsen with a subsequent pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Bernstein
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Recently Gave Birth (Definition)

Postpartum is a term that means after the "separation of the mother and the baby", or after ...Read more