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How long do I have to wait to conceive after a c-section and still birth?
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Dr. Felecia Dawson
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 6-8 weeks
Your body should technically be healed from the surgery in 6-8 weeks.
Make sure you have emotionally and spiritually healed from your loss, which usually takes longer. Some research shows that spacing your pregnancies out to 2-3 years is better for the mother and child. That may not be practical in situations of loss or older prospective moms.

In brief: 6-8 weeks
Your body should technically be healed from the surgery in 6-8 weeks.
Make sure you have emotionally and spiritually healed from your loss, which usually takes longer. Some research shows that spacing your pregnancies out to 2-3 years is better for the mother and child. That may not be practical in situations of loss or older prospective moms.
Dr. Felecia Dawson
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Several answers
We usually think it takes about 6 weeks to complete the postpartum time to normal.
So, then you could try again. Some studies suggest that waiting a year may improve the pregnancy outcome but if you are older, then your fertility is lower. I have just given you a range of 6 wks to 1 year. I suggest a discussion with your physician to decide what time works best for you. Sorry about loss :(.

In brief: Several answers
We usually think it takes about 6 weeks to complete the postpartum time to normal.
So, then you could try again. Some studies suggest that waiting a year may improve the pregnancy outcome but if you are older, then your fertility is lower. I have just given you a range of 6 wks to 1 year. I suggest a discussion with your physician to decide what time works best for you. Sorry about loss :(.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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