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Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Can a woman get pregnant 1 month after giving birth to a baby?

Yes: While not advisable for both medical and social reasons. A woman can get pregnant the first cycle after pregnancy just as easy as any other cycle, though that first cycle may be significantly delayed if the woman breastfeeds. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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Can you tell me how is it that pregnant women die from giving birth?

Can you tell me how is it that pregnant women die from giving birth?

Complidations.: Some causes of maternal death include: hemorrhaging, infections, extremely high blood pressure (pre-eclampsis & eclampsia), Disseminated intravascular coagulation, deep blood clots with pulmonary embolism, & obstructed labor (cephalo-pelvic disproportion, malpresentation with complications like uterine rupture or sepsis). ...Read more

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What is the shortest time a woman can be pregnant before giving birth?

What is the shortest time a woman can be pregnant before giving birth?

Rare at 24wks: The best environment for building a healthy baby if a healthy mothers womb. The best outcomes occur with a baby carried to term or 38-40wks. Although there has been wonderful success over the last 40 yrs with neonatal medicine, the shorter the pregnancy the greater chance baby will suffer problems or not survive at all. Survival at 24 weeks does sometimes occur but seldom without long term probl. ...Read more

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Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Is a woman knowingly getting pregnant and giving birth to a baby while hiv+ considered unethical?

Why?: As i understand it, current retroviral treatments can make HIV levels undetectable in some individuals and prevent transmission to the baby. If would be a concern if the mother were not getting appropriate HIV treatment and prenatal care. ...Read more

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If a pregnant woman has a brain aneurysm and while giving birth it ruptures, can she die from it?

If a pregnant woman has a brain aneurysm and while giving birth it ruptures, can she die from it?

Yes: Can she die from a ruptured cerebral artery aneurysm? Yes. Would she die from a ruptured cerebral artery aneurysm? Unknown! depends on location and severity. Very high mortality and morbidity. ...Read more

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Can I women become pregnant even though she hasn't gotten her period ok two on half months after giving birth ?

Can I women become pregnant even though she hasn't gotten her period ok two on half months after giving birth ?

Yes it's possible: Remember you ovulate before your menses, so for that first post partum ovulation, you may not know how fertile you are until it's too late. That's why many women review with their OB/GYN birth control options after pregnancy either prior to giving birth or right after to prevent becoming pregnant again too soon after giving birth. ...Read more

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If a woman is diagnosed with genital herpes and years later becomes pregnant, what risks would the fetus face while developing or while giving birth?

If a woman is diagnosed with genital herpes and years later becomes pregnant, what risks would the fetus face while developing or while giving birth?

Varies: Birth defects are not an issue with maternal herpes. The baby is at risk of a severe infection from the germ.The risk period begins with the opening of the bag of waters if mom is actively shedding the virus during a recognized or silent outbreak.The germ can travel into babies system & lay dormant for a while or immediately cause infection.A c-section before labor starts can avoid the risk. ...Read more

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Is it easier to get pregnant after giving birth?

Is it easier to get pregnant after giving birth?

It's the same : Having a baby does not make you more fertile. Start birth control if you do not want to be pregnant again right now. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant two weeks after giving birth?

Can i get pregnant two weeks after giving birth?

No: You would not ovulate that soon after a delivery. You could however ovulate as soon as 4 to 6 weeks after delivery. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth can I get pregnant again?

How long after giving birth can I get pregnant again?

Often quickly: Many moms have found themselves pregnant at 3 months post partum having babies one year apart. If you are trying to get pregnant give your body a chance to recover first. Ideal spacing when you can do it is 12-15 months after birth of last chid so siblings are 2-3 years apart. ...Read more