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Adequate gap between two pregnancies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   I want to know when can i get prgnante again. i have a 3 month old.
User :   *e
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   usually for around 6 months there is amenorrhea
Doctor :   that is natural conception which prevents prgnancy
Doctor :   when you start getting periods that month onwards there are possiblity of pregnancy
User :   ok. but if i do get pregnant sooner is that ok? or is there a higher risk for me or the baby
Doctor :   its a higher risk for you
User :   like what risk?
Doctor :   the uterus needs a minimum of 6 months to get back to original size
Doctor :   it takes a year to get back its tensile strenght
Doctor :   risk could be from simple ones like developing anemia
Doctor :   to risk of uterine rupture or prolapse uterus
Doctor :   if adequate gap is not provided

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