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after having a baby when can u have sex

i had my son almost a month ago.
should i wait until i see my doctor?
will it hurt after having a baby?

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Asked by marcelina08 at 8:51 PM on Feb. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They recommend 6 weeks.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:52 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • Many doctors recommend waiting 6 weeks. It might hurt. Go slow, and use lots of lube.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:53 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • depends on c-section or natural i think its 3 or 4 weeks natural, c-section its longer

    Answer by chevymom421 at 8:53 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • We did it after 4 weeks with a c-section. You have to be gentle though.

    Answer by Samanthasmom210 at 8:55 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • I think it is 6 wks after a natural birth Im not sure after C will be sore at first just take your time and go slow.see your doctor if you feel you need to.

    Answer by geenabelle at 9:03 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • it really depends on your situation. we tried a few times after my 1st was born, but it was nearly 4 months before i could manage. i had TERRIBLE stitches with him! after the other two kids, it didn't hurt....but we have always waited the recommended 6 weeks if not longer.

    Answer by fluud7 at 9:30 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • 6 weeks!! That is for natural birth, but I don't know about a c-section, as previously stated. It will hurt, so you have to take it slow and gentle. You might feel fine on the outside, but inside the vagina is still very tender and I do mean, TENDER.

    Answer by haroldswife at 9:38 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • ugghh who wants to LOL! j/k...i think its 6 weeks..

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:10 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • We waited 6 wks with my first (vaginal delivery) And YES it hurt. I had stitches though. With our 2nd we waited 4 wks (C-section) and It didn't hurt at all. -Its good to wait until you see your OB to make sure your cervix went back so you do not get an infection.


    Answer by Mrs.Smith84 at 12:16 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

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