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Does pain from stillbirth go away at one year? Doctor said to wait till then to ttc

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Dr. Gary Stephens
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Stillbirth

The pain will probably never go away.
It may fade somewhat over time, but you will always feel the emptiness from the loss. The next pregnancy will be high stress even if everything goes according to plan. So my advice would be to wait until emotionally and pschologically you are ready. For some patients this might be a few months, but for most it will be closer to a year.

In brief: Stillbirth

The pain will probably never go away.
It may fade somewhat over time, but you will always feel the emptiness from the loss. The next pregnancy will be high stress even if everything goes according to plan. So my advice would be to wait until emotionally and pschologically you are ready. For some patients this might be a few months, but for most it will be closer to a year.
Dr. Gary Stephens
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No specific time

The physical pain from a stillbirth normally lasts only a few days to weeks after delivery, so i assume you mean the grieving.
Everyone mourns differently but many women won't really feel ok until they have successfully delivered a healthy baby. There is no need to wait more than 3 months to try to get pregnant again unless you have other health concerns.

In brief: No specific time

The physical pain from a stillbirth normally lasts only a few days to weeks after delivery, so i assume you mean the grieving.
Everyone mourns differently but many women won't really feel ok until they have successfully delivered a healthy baby. There is no need to wait more than 3 months to try to get pregnant again unless you have other health concerns.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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