When can a woman engage in sexual relations after giving birth?
Dr. Jihad Irani, Family Medicine - The ideal recommended time is 6 weeks after normal vaginal delivery, although some could earlier without a problem, like after 4 weeks.
Can a woman with vaginism get pregnant and have a normal delivery ?
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - depends on the degree of vaginismus,pregnancy can be done through insimination , as for delivery epidural anesthesia is essential..
This is my 2nd pregnancy and i was wondering can i tell my doctor to perform an extra stitch ..even if i want more babys but not right away ?like after 2 years i might think of a thrid baby
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - your doctor will make the necessary repair -if there is tear or lacerations- in the vagina or vulva ,yes he/she can do ''extra stitch"
Can you please explain to me more about this: Post partum vaginal hematoma I delivered my baby last week and my doctor told me I have this Case
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - vaginal hematoma can happen post deliveries, it depends on each case, your doctor is the one to assess your case as it needs physical exam..
I'm pregnant and I am still virgin how can I deliver my baby?
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - you can do it by c-section
I'm 36 weeks pregnant, the diameter of my baby's head is reaching 10 cm and his weight is 3.3 kg. My pelvis is not narrow at all. I want a natural delivery, but I'm being pushed for c-section. Why?
I gave birth a year ago vaginally and till now my vagina havent recorved and when i look down there i can still see the opening could it be that my doctor didnt stitch me correctly .what to do ?
Dr. Nemer Charafeddine, Obstetrics & Gynecology - some women will have vaginal laceration during labor, that needs plastic repair ( perineorrhaphy ), you need to be checked by a doctor for that...
Took epidural for vaginal delivery, now my back is hurting a lot (4 months since delivery) especially in the area I got the shot. I sometimes cannot stand the pain, is that normal? Will it get better?
Dr. Salim Saab, Otolaryngology (Ent) - it is not normal to have back pain for all this time. Physiotherapy will improve your back condition.