Is it easier to get pregnant a second time?
It’s easy to assume that getting pregnant a second time is a cinch. And often, it is! But more couples actually experience secondary infertility — infertility that shows up after you’ve already had at least one baby — than primary infertility (infertility the first time around).
How close together can you have babies?
The World Health Organization recommends a minimum of two-year intervals between pregnancies. “Studies have suggested that intervals shorter than 18 months are associated with increased risk to the infant—including preterm birth, low birth weight, small size for their gestational age, and NICU admissions,” notes Dr.
What is the best child spacing?
Based on the study findings, they suggest the optimal time between pregnancies is 18 months, with a range of 12 to 24 months. That said, many experts still adhere to the recommendation of 18 to 24 months.
Is it harder to get pregnant after 30?
A woman’s peak reproductive years are between the late teens and late 20s. By age 30, fertility (the ability to get pregnant) starts to decline. This decline becomes more rapid once you reach your mid-30s. By 45, fertility has declined so much that getting pregnant naturally is unlikely for most women.
Can siblings be 9 months apart?
Two babies in Britain are definitely Irish twins — they were born to one mother just nine months apart, and will be in the same year at school, according to the Daily Telegraph.
Had a baby 2 months ago Could I be pregnant again?
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) advises waiting at least six months or more after your last baby’s birth before getting pregnant again and cautions against the risks of pregnancy sooner than 18 months after baby is born.
Is a 5 year age difference too much between siblings?
The research suggests that there are advantages to spacing children within a year or so of each other on the one hand, or five years or more apart on the other, instead of the more popular two- to three-year gap.
What age is hardest to parent?
Forget the terrible twos and prepare for the hateful eights ‒ parents have named age 8 as the most difficult age to parent, according to new research.