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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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Can giving a 12 year old birth control pills increase her chance of getting cancer?

Can giving a 12 year old birth control pills increase her chance of getting cancer?

No: Pills are not associated with an increase in cancer. If the twelve year ols has not finished growing, the hormones in the pills will stop her growth. Do not give the child the pills unless prescribed by her doctor to prevent her from being shorter than she should. ...Read more

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Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

Should a teenage girl start birth control when she has her first period?

No: There is no reason for a teenager to start birthcontrol for her first period. The main indications for oral contraception at this age would be heavy bleeding, sever menstral pain and possibly for sexual activity( it would be advisable to still use a condom). ...Read more

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Do teenagers give birth to a baby earlier than adult mothers?

Do teenagers give birth to a baby earlier than adult mothers?

Many do: Unfortunately the younger the mom the more likely they are to have some of the complications of pregnancy including premature labor, high blood pressure & other problems that result in early deliveries.Some do fine & deliver at term & for all, close OB care can help avoid an early delivery & worrisome problems for baby. ...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

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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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Before child birth she was using thyroid capsule 150 mg. Should she continue same medicine after child birth?

Before child birth she was using thyroid capsule 150 mg. Should she continue same medicine after child birth?

I think you mean...: ...150 micrograms - and if the dose needs to be changed, TSH level should guide the new dosage - it should be kept in the low-normal range. ...Read more

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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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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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Does planned parenthood require a pelvic exam woman take before giving her birth control?

Does planned parenthood require a pelvic exam woman take before giving her birth control?

Expect it: If any licensed physician or licensed personnel under their supervision provides prescription meds without proper evaluation and documentation it can result in either restriction or loss of license. You can get condoms 6 for a dollar at many Dollar Trees. What your local PP gets away with is unknown. ...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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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

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If a 15 year old gives birth to a baby, can she breast feed the baby?

If a 15 year old gives birth to a baby, can she breast feed the baby?

Yes: Being young puts you at increased risk of pregnancy complications including, severe pre-eclampsia and c-section, but breast feeding should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Could a woman give birth with her hymen intact?

Theoretically: A woman who was artificially inseminated through a narrow tube could retain an intact hymen.If the child was then delivered c-section it would remain so.If neither was the case, it cannot happen. ...Read more

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What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

What happens to a woman giving birth to a baby?

Question too broad: When you submit a question to the site please be specific.Your question has been the subject of many books.If you have a specific question that we can address in the space allowed please submit a new one. Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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If a woman has a boy baby, will it affect her hormone levels more than if she has a girl baby, during her pregnancy?

If a woman has a boy baby, will it affect her hormone levels more than if she has a girl baby, during her pregnancy?

Yes!: The hormone HCG produced by the placenta, turns on both the mother's ovaries and fetuses" ovaries or testes. The infant, if male, has testes are turned on by hcg, producing testosterone which enters the blood stream of the mother. "an old wives tale, " that a mother with child who is highly interested in sex carrying a boy versus girl, has some scientific basis! ...Read more