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Why do women's sex drives diminish after giving birth?

Why do women's sex drives diminish after giving birth?

Several factors: These factors include: hormonal changes, anatomic changes, social changes, fatigue, depression, time constraints, and new demands and priorities. ...Read more

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Do the majority of women take birth control pills?

Do the majority of women take birth control pills?

Yes: Worldwide ocp's (the pill) have remained most popular, but with so many excellent alternatives, that may be changing. A generic pill is probably most cost effective. The "pill" when considering pregnancy as a risk, has continued to remain one of the safest options avail. ...Read more

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Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

Are videos of a woman giving birth online accurate?

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

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Who are the 1% of people on birth control pills that become pregnant? Missed pills, medicines failure?..Etc?

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Who are the 1% of people on birth control pills that become pregnant? Missed pills, medicines failure?..Etc?

Missed pills: You're exactly correct! there's theoretical effectiveness vs real life. Former assumes taking medications exactly as directed while latter is well, subject to human failure. If you read this website, you'll find many questions on what to do b/c someone forgot to take her pills. That's why tubal ligation, shots & iuds have a higher real life effectiveness, closer to theoretical. ...Read more

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How many older women are giving birth out of wedlock now?

How many older women are giving birth out of wedlock now?

THIS IS A QUESTION: For a psychologist to answer. I am sure if on panel, someone will answer this for you, or at least give you an opinion. ...Read more

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Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?

Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?

Yes: Bcp use is not associated with any significant incidence of breast cancer regardless of risk factors, however, certain breast cancers can grow in response to estrogen use. It is advised to begin cancer screening 10 years before your mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. This should include yearly physician exam and mammography, ultrasound, and/or mri, depending on age and risk factors. ...Read more

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How often do you hear of women getting pregnant on tri-sprintec birth contorl pills?

How often do you hear of women getting pregnant on tri-sprintec birth contorl pills?

In general: ...The failure rate of all modern oral contraceptives is pretty similar; if taken perfectly it's near 2%. Allowing for errors and less-than perfect compliance it's closer to 5-10%. I have not heard personally of failure on that pill, but assume the risk is the same as other pills. ...Read more

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Which percent of females take birth control after vaginal sex?

Which percent of females take birth control after vaginal sex?

Most if no PG wanted: Most sensible women do not subscribe to the "poke and hope" theory of contraception as many men do. They want to be protected from undesired pregnancy and use contraception at all costs. In the "olden days" when contraceptive methods were imperfect, women did not have as many choices as they do today to avoid pregnancy and its' bad economic consequences ...Read more

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How come diabetic women give birth to larger babies?

How come diabetic women give birth to larger babies?

High blood sugar: Diabetic mothers often have difficulty controlling the blood sugar.The fetus makes its own Insulin & puts the excess sugar that is transferred across the placenta into over-sized storage areas, over-sized organs etc.All of which can make the baby heavy. If a diabetic mother has very good control during pregnancy, the problem is averted. ...Read more

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What birth control makes females gain weight? Birth Control Pills or the injection?

No: birth control pills or injection will cause cyclic wt gain and not to affect you in the long run if you exercise and eat right unless you have hormone imbalance or endocrine problems. hope you find the best choce for your family planning. ...Read more

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A pcos woman after giving birth what are the factors that affect breast feeding?when should she start ocp and spironolactone again?

A pcos woman after giving birth what are the factors that affect breast feeding?when should she start ocp and spironolactone again?

No special effect: PCOS patients should be able to breastfeed as well as anyone. There are no specific requirements or needs. Any non hormonal birth control or more specifically non Estrogen containing birth control method is appropriate to use to prevent pregnancy while breastfeeding. There is no urgent need to restart Spironolactone. ...Read more

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What number of woman die while giving birth?

What number of woman die while giving birth?

That number is : variable. Would anticipate much higher numbers in third world countries. ...Read more