Growing Your Family
 

Did you know spacing your pregnancies at least two years apart benefits you, your babies and your family?  By giving your body time to recover between pregnancies, you’re reducing such risks as:

Your Body

  • High blood pressure and excess protein in your urine after 20 weeks of pregnancy (called preeclampsia).
  • Uterine rupture in women who attempt a vaginal birth after a C-section (VBAC) and other complications.

Your Baby

  • Low birth weight, premature birth, or dying within the first year.
  • Baby not getting sufficient nutrients.

Your Family

  • Not allowing enough time to give each baby the attention he or she deserves.
  • Increased stress and exhaustion.

So whenever possible, try to wait at least two years. Your family with benefit from your patience.

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