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Can I have sex?

Sounds like a silly question, but can I have sex two weeks post c-section?

I can't find my discharge instructions from the hospital.

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girlneffy

Asked by girlneffy at 6:12 PM on Feb. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (7)
  • You are supposed to wait 6 weeks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:14 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • yea...i thought everyone was supposed to wait 6 weeks...thats what i was told..
    kiliki_malie

    Answer by kiliki_malie at 6:18 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • 6 weeks...who the hell wants to have sex 2 weeks after a baby lol :)
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 6:27 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • I would wait 2 more weeks.
    Ivayla

    Answer by Ivayla at 6:39 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • yeah. I did. 1wk after my first.I had a baby 4wks ago and had sex the first time 2 1/2wks after. both c-sec. they say to wait but I never did. if you feel ok then go for it. but if it starts to hurt at all STOP.
    edgpag

    Answer by edgpag at 6:54 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • it's not about if you feel ok, they tell you to wait because the risk of infection is higher if you don't wait until you are healed. WAIT!

    Navymama

    Answer by Navymama at 7:06 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

  • my doc told me that the 6 week rule is just a suggestion and whenever you feel up to it then its fine
    doosti

    Answer by doosti at 8:04 PM on Feb. 4, 2009

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