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Is it possible to get pregnant after weight loss surgery?
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Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics
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In brief: Yes
Yes. Usually it may actually be easier to become pregnant after you lose the weight and your cycles become more regular. So be sure to plan for birth control if you have had problems with irregular cycles before your surgery.

In brief: Yes
Yes. Usually it may actually be easier to become pregnant after you lose the weight and your cycles become more regular. So be sure to plan for birth control if you have had problems with irregular cycles before your surgery.
Dr. Scott Welle
Dr. Scott Welle
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In brief: Yes
Often so be careful about birth control and if you become pregnant start taking vitamins early.
Check with the weight loss surgeon and your ob.

In brief: Yes
Often so be careful about birth control and if you become pregnant start taking vitamins early.
Check with the weight loss surgeon and your ob.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Bariatrics
In brief: Even easier!
Pregnancy is possible after any of the weight loss procedures.
In fact, fertility increases rapidly. We typically warn patients to practice pregnancy prevention for the first 6 months after surgery during the rapid weight loss phase.

In brief: Even easier!
Pregnancy is possible after any of the weight loss procedures.
In fact, fertility increases rapidly. We typically warn patients to practice pregnancy prevention for the first 6 months after surgery during the rapid weight loss phase.
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Fertility remains ok
A woman should be able to get pregnant after weight loss surgery if she was able to get pregnant before her surgery.
The surgery probably won't decrease her fertility. However, if her type of surgery decreases her absorption of certain nutrients, vitamins, minerals, etc.; or if her surgery raises her risk for problems like gall bladder issues; she may make adjustments before and during pregnancy.

In brief: Fertility remains ok
A woman should be able to get pregnant after weight loss surgery if she was able to get pregnant before her surgery.
The surgery probably won't decrease her fertility. However, if her type of surgery decreases her absorption of certain nutrients, vitamins, minerals, etc.; or if her surgery raises her risk for problems like gall bladder issues; she may make adjustments before and during pregnancy.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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