Sex after pregnancy might be the last thing on your mind. Understand what to expect and how to renew intimacy with your partner. Sex after pregnancy happens.
I gave birth to my first child by caesarean section a month ago. My partner and I would like to have intercourse, but I'm worried about my wound, whether having sex might rupture it, or whether there might be any other reasons to wait a bit longer? Most women find it easier to ask their doctors questions such as "How should I take care of my incision?
I know I'll have to wait 6 weeks until I can have sex after birthing my baby, but what about oral sex? Any experience with this and when it's okay? Darling your vagina will be blood, and have the smell of lochia, and you could have stitches on both labias!!!
While sex takes a backseat immediately after birth first for medical reasons, and then for sleep deprivation reasonseventually couples get the green light from their doctors—and each other—that they can get back to business. This provides time for the cervix to close, postpartum bleeding lochia to stop and any episiotomy or vaginal laceration repairs to heal," says Heidi Beining, D. So what can a couple expect their first few times having sex post baby?
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But, as the days pass and you start to block out the painful memories of delivering your bundle of joy, you're probably going to start getting interested again. Let's not be under any illusions though, you've just pushed a baby through a very small hole so your first time getting down and dirty again is likely to be uncomfortable. So, how long should you wait before getting frisky between the sheets with your baby daddy again?
Whether you give birth vaginally or your baby enters the world via C-sectionchildbirth can throw your sex life for a loop. From milk leakage to vaginal tightness, they did not hesitate to go there. While it's one thing to have experts share their thoughts, it's a whole other one to get input from real women. So, in an effort to give as many new moms as possible some "you're totally normal" reassurance, eight women share how sex changed after they gave birth.
Wondering when you can have sex after a C-section? Many women are surprised that sex can be quite painful after a C-section. Try not to stress.
Often women want to know when it is safe to have sex again after birth, and women who have had a c-section might assume they can resume sex right away. This area will most likely be tender and painful if pressure is placed on it. During your 6 week post natal check up, your care provider will assess your c-section incision, and how it has healed.