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Postnatal Gynecological Controls

Postnatal Gynecological Controls

Bahçeci Women's Health Center Op. Dr. Esra Aksoy Jozwiak Sonrası It should be considered as an opportunity for you and your health to be reviewed and informed after pregnancy. It is very beneficial to have this process, which is a golden opportunity for women's health, to come to your regular controls geçir. gynecological controls share the curious.

-Physician checks during pregnancy is done very often. What are the benefits?

Pregnancy process the only period for some of you to be seen and evaluated by a doctor. Therefore, we consider the pregnancy process as an important opportunity to evaluate your health and lead a healthy life after birth. In my opinion, pregnancy is a period in which a woman will be made aware of her health, discuss with her doctor, and recognize problems she has not been aware of until that day. For example, a heart condition that does not present any symptoms before pregnancy can give the first sign during pregnancy and internal problems can be recognized in a woman who goes to regular check-ups. The best period for discussing the methods of prevention with you during and after pregnancy. The postpartum period defines the period of time the body returns to prenatal physiology and traditionally is 40 days. In fact, pregnancy-related changes are normalized in about 6-8 weeks.

- When should the first gynecological examination be carried out after childbirth?

Depending on your wish for protection and the preference of your doctor, you should go for a check-up after 3-8 weeks. In this examination, the incision site is checked and the uterus and ovaries are evaluated by examination. The smear test is performed at first admission during pregnancy. This test is repeated annually to prevent cervical cancer. The test can be repeated every 3 years in women whose three smears are reported as normal.

- When is the first period after birth?

If your baby is breastfeeding regularly, postpartum menstruation 2-18. months. Periods may be irregular.

- When can postpartum sexual intercourse and protection be started?

Whenever a woman feels ready and comfortable for sexual intercourse, the relationship can be started. The problem is how to protect the breastfeeding mother. Regular ovulation may begin from the third week after birth. If sexual intercourse is made before the normalization of the changes in the cervix and cervix, condom protection is better. “Breastfeeding protects from pregnancy” is not the right belief. You can use progesterone preparations which are one of the hormonal contraception methods during breastfeeding.

- Breastfeeding process is experiencing a change in breasts. Is mammography recommended at the end of this process?

During pregnancy, lactation and under 35 years of age, mammography screening is not recommended because of low diagnostic value.Breastfeeding The resulting masses should be examined, if necessary, checked by ultrasound and cyst content can be sampled with a needle and examined pathologically.