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how long.. NewMommyXOXO 1 child; South Carolina 1183 posts
Oct 25th '12

How long did you wait to have sex after your c section?

SpaceCowgirl Due December 21; 3 kids; Oregon 20240 posts
Oct 25th '12

6 weeks.

Yurvette [♥] TTC since Jan 2016; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Hyrule Castle, LZ, San Marino 37260 posts
Oct 25th '12

6 weeks. Same for vaginal and c section.

*A&N's Mama* 2 kids; Halifax, Nova Scotia 4627 posts
Oct 25th '12
Quoting Yurvette [♥]:" 6 weeks. Same for vaginal and c section. "


:!:

Avery Davids Momma Kali Due November 5; 1 child; Deer River, Minnesota 606 posts
Oct 25th '12
Quoting NewMommyXOXO:" How long did you wait to have sex after your c section?"

I had a vaginal delivery I started having sex a week and a half after delivery but I didnt tear bad only had 1 stitch which healed fast!

Monsters² Mom Due August 16; 2 kids; 4 angel babies; Lemon, .., Yemen 5492 posts
Oct 25th '12

14 weeks. Right at 6 weeks when I got the go-ahead I was still bleeding and having gallbladder attacks. Got my gallbladder out at 8 weeks postpartum and wasn't allowed to have sex until I healed.

Yurvette [♥] TTC since Jan 2016; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Hyrule Castle, LZ, San Marino 37260 posts
Oct 25th '12
Quoting Avery Davids Momma Kali:" I had a vaginal delivery I started having sex a week and a half after delivery but I didnt tear bad only had 1 stitch which healed fast!"


You are lucky you didnt get an infection.

r a b b i t ™ Bandle City, US, United States 27557 posts
Oct 25th '12

4 weeks with my first.
Between 6 and 8 weeks with my second. Maybe longer...

NewMommyXOXO 1 child; South Carolina 1183 posts
Oct 25th '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting Yurvette [♥]:</b>" You are lucky you didnt get an infection. "</blockquote>



That's my concern..better safe than sorry. *sigh*

Renegade♥ 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Indian Rocks Beach, FL, United States 5471 posts
Oct 25th '12

i didnt til 10 weeks post after my c section because i wasnt cleared at 6 weeks. i blew a few stitches along the way and was still bleeding from my incision at 6 weeks/

Avery Davids Momma Kali Due November 5; 1 child; Deer River, Minnesota 606 posts
Oct 26th '12
Quoting NewMommyXOXO:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Yurvette [♥]:</b>" You are lucky you didnt get an infection. "</blockquote> That's my concern..better safe than sorry. *sigh*"

I dont see how i'd get an infection if my little bitty tear was healed? My doctor was suprised on how fast it healed. All people are different though some heal faster then others! Just make sure your healed before you begin having sex again! (:

Yurvette [♥] TTC since Jan 2016; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Hyrule Castle, LZ, San Marino 37260 posts
Oct 27th '12
Quoting Avery Davids Momma Kali:" I dont see how i'd get an infection if my little bitty tear was healed? My doctor was suprised on how ... [snip!] ... All people are different though some heal faster then others! Just make sure your healed before you begin having sex again! (:"


Its not all about stitches, its about your vag on the inside too... Again you are lucky you didnt get pregnant or an infection.

Avery Davids Momma Kali Due November 5; 1 child; Deer River, Minnesota 606 posts
Oct 27th '12
Quoting Yurvette [♥]:" Its not all about stitches, its about your vag on the inside too... Again you are lucky you didnt get pregnant or an infection."


Ya I suppose so.

Joy Villarroel Japan 16 posts
Oct 29th '12
Quoting Avery Davids Momma Kali:" I had a vaginal delivery I started having sex a week and a half after delivery but I didnt tear bad only had 1 stitch which healed fast!"


For others reading the dr.'s tell you to wait to have sex for 6 weeks because the likelihood of not only trauma but because all of us new mommies have a part of our cervix dilated after delivery still and introducing anything foreign into the vagina has a probability of introducing infection. and if are cervix is dialted few weeks after delivery the infection can easily spread to our uterus which has an open pathway to our blood stream.



That's why they most medical professionals will say NO douching, tampons or intercourse till 6 weeks.