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Doctor insights on: Vitamins After Giving Birth

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After giving birth do you breastfeed?

After giving birth do you breastfeed?

Yes!: You should breastfeed as soon as possible after birth. Babies usually have a nice alert period once they are all dried off and nurse has attended to them. Have them bring baby to you for feeding asap! Early skin to skin contact with near immediate feeding is an option, also. Babies eye care and vitamin K shots are both to prevent serious bleeding/infections, but shouldn't interfere! ...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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What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

What vitamins should a woman take after giving birth?

Depends: If you are breast feeding, continue to take prenatal vitamins. You will need to take extra iodine up to 250 mg and extra vitamin d 5000 iu if there is not that much in your prenatal or the baby will be deficient in both of them. If you are not breast feeding, take a good quality multivitamin. ...Read more

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When should I start taking oral contraceptive pill after giving birth?

When should I start taking oral contraceptive pill after giving birth?

6 weeks: 6 weeks is typical. If you are nursing, make sure your milk is well established, or ocps can dry it up. ...Read more

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When can I resume taking birth control pills after having a baby?

When can I resume taking birth control pills after having a baby?

21-42 days: Early postpartum use of combined birth control pills (estrogen + progesterone) may increase the risk of blood clots. Women with no risk factors for blood clots may start the use after 21 days. Women with risk factors for clots (smoking, hypertension...) should wait 42 days. Progestin-only pills may be started earlier. ...Read more

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Will taking prenatal vitamins, folic acid with my birth control still prevent me from getting pregnant?

Will taking prenatal vitamins, folic acid with my birth control still prevent me from getting pregnant?

Yes: your prenatal vitamins do not have anything to do with getting pregnant or not. They are just there to support the needs for extra vitamins and minerals during pregnancy. If you are on Birth control, you should not get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can you start taking birth control pills right after taking the morning after pill?

Can you start taking birth control pills right after taking the morning after pill?

Yes: You can start the birth control pill at any time. It may be reasonable for some women to start the pill at the beginning of the menstrual cycle, but any time is acceptible. If the pill is started at any time other than the beginning of the cycle, you should use some other from of birth control for two weeks. After two weeks you will be protected. ...Read more

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After giving birth, when can I start loestrin 24 fe?

After giving birth, when can I start loestrin 24 fe?

3-6 weeks: Ask your doctor even before your delivery. Depending on your health and risk factors, you can restart the pill in 3-6 weeks after delivery. I hope that you are planning to breast feed--it's the healthiest thing for your baby and easiest for you. That will also determine when you can restart, and which pills are safest. ...Read more

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Can one give birth after taking closemyer slimming tea?

Can one give birth after taking closemyer slimming tea?

What?: How does tea have any correlation to whether a pregnancy can be completed? The only thing to note here is that this tea will not in any way be effective. Nor will it lead you to any real or lasting weight loss. ...Read more

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How soon can you start taking birth control pills after taking the morning after pill?

How soon can you start taking birth control pills after taking the morning after pill?

Ocp start: On the day of your bleeding or the sunday following your cycle depending on your pill. ...Read more

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When should I start taking my birth control after delivering?

When should I start taking my birth control after delivering?

4-6 weeks: Depends on if you are nursing, which we hope you are. The microdose pill can be started almost immed. But not rec. To start too soon if nursing. With any pill we would like to make sure you have good flow of milk. If nursing and using pill, good nutrition and fluid intake very important. ...Read more

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In starting intercourse ok after giving birth 2 weeks ago?

In starting intercourse ok  after giving birth 2 weeks ago?

Ask your OB: We have no way to know your medical history, the situation of the birth, the troubles you did or did not have. Most OB's will give you a timeframe for and any limits on the type of sexual activity based on what they know about your situation. ...Read more

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Taking birth control and prenatal vitamins is it ok?

Yes: It's fine. I'm perhaps in the minority in believing that routine supplementation with inexpensive vitamin-mineral tablets is worthwhile for people without special risks / needs. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i take vitafusion vitamins while i'm on the Depo-Provera shot. (birth control)?

Can i take vitafusion vitamins while i'm on the Depo-Provera shot. (birth control)?

Yes, however: It's wise to take a quality multivitamin with contraceptives; they increase need for b6, folic acid, zinc ; other nutrients. See http://bit.Ly/1fm99af however, vitafusion is a poor-quality vitamin- it only has 30 mg of c when it's best to take at least 500 mg/day. It has synthetic e which is toxic. It totally lacks b1, b2, zinc, magnesium etc. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule ; http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0. ...Read more

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Missing period for 3 months and want to start taking birth control pills?

Missing period for 3 months and want to start taking birth control pills?

Pregnancy test first: if you are sexually active its a good idea to have a negative pregnancy test first. (most dr offices will do this before prescribing anyway). ruling out other causes of absent period (abnormal thyroid, malnutrition, etc) is something else your doc does. there are various forms of contraception -- if your goal is to achieve regular periods "the pill" or nuvaring will be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you period change after giving birth?

Can you period change after giving birth?

Yes: Some people become very regular after birth when they were very irregular before it and the opposite can also be true that someone who was very regular can be irregular. It can also be heavier or lighter and usually it is less painful but can be the opposite as well. ...Read more