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when did you?

Feel comfortable/safe to have sex again after the baby was born?
How long did u wait?

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ScEmz

Asked by ScEmz at 4:17 PM on May. 22, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I started having sex a month after birth and that's when I felt comfortable too.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:20 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • About 5-wks.
    geminisummerz

    Answer by geminisummerz at 4:23 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • 6 weeks. My doctor said that was how long we should wait and that was fine with me because I was sore! (3rd degree tear...ow!)
    Indygirl18

    Answer by Indygirl18 at 4:28 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • 6 weeks...although my husband wanted to a lot earlier! ha NO WAY :)
    snb216

    Answer by snb216 at 4:33 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I waited the Dr. recommended 6 weeks. I would have done it sooner though. Even with a 3rd degree tear I wasn't all that sore. I guess I was a lucky one. Better to get back on that horse before you forget how to ride :)
    sadira29

    Answer by sadira29 at 4:39 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • i had a c-section so no tearing or stretching for me. hubby got home from Iraq when Hunter was 3 1/2 weeks old, so that is when we had sex :) it hurt my cervix a little.
    beck_9808

    Answer by beck_9808 at 4:42 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • 12 weeks with my first ) and maybe 8 with my second (don't remember for sure with that one but I know it was longer than 6 but less than 12)
    Krysden

    Answer by Krysden at 5:38 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I had 4 week checks with each kid. Had fun that night.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 6:28 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I waited the whole 6 weeks that they tell you after. I wanted to get back on birth control and I wanted to heal. Its up to you though.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:56 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I think it was between 6-8 weeks
    mommytobrooke

    Answer by mommytobrooke at 10:46 PM on May. 22, 2009

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