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Some women wonder how long to wait before becoming pregnant again after having given birth by cesarean section. And the answer is simple, as a rule, experts recommend waiting for a next pregnancy between eighteen and twenty-three months, which is almost equal to the same period recommended for women who give birth vaginally.
This may seem a long time, but recently you have had substantial surgery in addition to giving birth, so you need to let the body recover and replenish the lost nutrients. For example, you may be anemic due to iron transferred to the baby and placenta during pregnancy, as well as blood loss during delivery as women who have cesareans lose almost twice as much blood that they have their baby vaginally. Read the rest of this entry »