Distance pregnancy It is recommended that the ideal pregnant woman is calculated from the time the mother gives birth to the next pregnancy, which is 2-5 years. This is based on several considerations that will affect both mother and child. Especially for those of you who had a cesarean section in previous labor, postoperative recovery is very important to note. other than that pregnancy spacing being too close will pose a risk of problems to the fetus being conceived.
Here are the benefits of maintaining an ideal pregnancy distance for both mother and child:
1. Childbirth Recovery for Maternal Health
With a minimum of two years, it allows the mother to prepare for pregnancy. In preparing for the next pregnancy, the mother must prepare for her health which has experienced a decline after caring for the previous baby, besides that the mother must experience some special recovery such as in pregnant women who had a previous caesarean section, they should consult their doctor when they are about to enter their next pregnancy. No less important in controlling the health of pregnant women who are at risk in pregnancy such as hypertension, diabetes, etc.
2. Maintaining Baby’s Health
Maintaining an ideal pregnancy distance (2-5 years) will create good potential for future pregnancies, one of which is to avoid children born with low birth weight and also to avoid abnormalities in the fetus. In addition, two years it is possible to prepare breast milk. With the preparation of breastfeeding it will have a positive effect on health and intelligence, while for those of you who are planning a pregnancy too close, it will have an impact on the lack of nutrition from breastfeeding for the first child or the next child.
3. Avoid the risks of nutritional deficiencies
By planning a pregnancy at an ideal distance it will reduce the risk of nutritional deficiencies or lack of nutrition, especially iron deficiency. This will help you reduce the risk of acute anemia (severa anemia) that will occur in pregnancy and increase the risk of stress during pregnancy, even this will put the cardiovascular system at risk in the lead-up to delivery. This can also be caused because the condition of the mother who planned a pregnancy too soon has not recovered from the previous condition so that she has not been able to maximize the formation of food reserves for the fetus and itself.
4. Benefits in Maintaining the Relationship between Child and Mother
A calculation that is no less important in preparing the ideal pregnancy distance is the psychological factor of the child and the parents. In general, when planning a pregnancy at an ideal age, it will be easy to understand and also easy to accept a new sister because she has received enough attention and affection beforehand.
Thus it is important to consider the distance between pregnancies in planning the next pregnancy so that it is safe after delivery. Time vulnerability will provide financial preparation and mental support from the previous child to the mother’s psychic in entering the next pregnancy.