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Recent miscarriage. When should baby be planned next? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hello Doctor
User:I need an assistance
Doctor:Pl go ahead
User:My wife had a miss carriage in the month of December. hence what is the appropriate gap that we need to give before planning for a baby now?
User:I am consulting a doctor with Apollo Hospitals DRDO.
User:She has adviced 3-4 months.
Doctor:I am reading
Doctor:Now days study says not to leave a gap
User:However, i hear many things from my near and dear.
User:they say 1 yesr.
User:i am confused.
User:So can we plan now?
Doctor:What is the week that it was terminated last time
Doctor:I mean is it within 3 months of pregnancy?
User:It was just with in 10 days. It got aborded by itself.
Doctor:Ok do not worry then
Doctor:you can immediately plan
User:She is taking folic acid tablets now.
Doctor:The uterus lining is prepared to take up the next pregnancy by now and I hope she has normal cycles
Doctor:yes let her continue
User:yes. she has. However before this incident, she had her cycles better than now. However it is regular now aswell.
User:Do i also have to take any medicines like folic acid?
Doctor:No need for man
User:I am asking because i smoke.
User:This questioion was in my mind that the previous disaster happened, was it because of me?
User:or because i smoke?
Doctor:Smoking reduces the fertility chances because it kills the sperm
Doctor:So in a way it can affect
User:So is there a medicine that i can take?
User:i mean to increase fertility or sperm count?
Doctor:Leave smoke, everything improves
Doctor:and there is honestly no medicine that improves sperm count
User:ok. Sure. I shall try my best to quit.
User:Thank you for your valuable advice.
Doctor:All the best
Doctor:Hope this is useful
User:Have a great day!
User:Yes you were very helpful.
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