Pregnancy Risks Too Close Distance
If the pregnancy is too close to the previous pregnancy, there will be a lot of risk to both the mother and the fetus. A uterus that has not fully recovered due to previous labor cannot maximize the formation of food reserves for the fetus and for the mother herself. As a result, the baby will be born with a low body weight, lack of nutrients so that the baby becomes unhealthy. In addition, babies are also susceptible to placental abnormalities, growth which and recent studies have shown babies with pregnancies that are too close apart are susceptible to autism. All of this will certainly reduce the quality of the baby itself. For the mother herself increases the risk of developing acute anemia. Pregnant women who are exposed to acute anemia will increase the risk of bleeding, complications of pregnancy, babies born prematurely, the risk of bleeding during delivery and the worst risk, namely miscarriage.
In addition, non-medical considerations must also be considered. Among them, for example, costs for the needs of pregnancy, childbirth and the preparation of a returning baby must be immediately prepared. In addition, the insufficient age and psychological development of the first child will disrupt the presence of the new baby. Based on research, children less than 1 year old are easily jealous, so if there is a new family member, it is feared that this will make the relationship unharmonious because of competition and this condition will also make you even more stressed. You will be sensitive, get tired easily and this can disturb family harmony. Therefore, it is hoped that the mother should not be in a hurry to get pregnant immediately considering the risks above.
Safe Pregnancy Distance
We recommend a safe gestation interval between 18 and 48 months from previous delivery. The distance of 12 months is actually possible, but you should first consult with your doctor. Providing safe pregnancy spacing will certainly prevent mothers and babies from the various risks that have been mentioned above. The uterus will get enough rest, enough time to prepare itself so that the baby’s nutritional intake will run well and of course in the end it will make the baby healthy and of good quality. Also non-medical factors, such as giving room to husbands in relation to income, mentally the first child who is ready with the presence of his younger sibling makes the presence of a new baby a dream. And of course this will make your family more harmonious and of quality.