Tag Archives: Childbirth

Most New Mothers Skip Sex for at Least 6 Weeks After Childbirth

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TUESDAY, Feb. 26 (HealthDay News) — Most first-time mothers wait more than six weeks after childbirth before having sex again, a new study finds. Australian researchers examined data from more than 1,500 women and found that 41 percent of these new mothers attempted vaginal sex by six weeks after giving …

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Stroke Risk May Persist Longer Than Thought After Childbirth

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By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The increased risk of having a stroke or other blood-clotting problem might continue longer after a woman gives birth than previously believed, according to a new study. “Historically, six weeks was the accepted period,” said study researcher Dr. Hooman …

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Is There a Right Time for Sex After Childbirth?

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Couples are usually told to wait six weeks after the birth of a baby before having sex again. But new research highlights that there’s not a specific “right” time for everyone. Each woman’s postpartum experience is different, researchers explained. …

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Epidural May Beat Patient-Controlled Painkiller for Childbirth, Study Finds

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MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Epidurals are better pain relievers during labor than patient-controlled doses of a fast-acting painkiller called remifentanil, new research suggests. The Dutch study is scheduled for presentation Friday at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine in New Orleans. In a meeting …

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