How long did you wait to get intimate after giving birth?

I am 3 weeks postpartum and just wondering when you waited to have sex with your partner again? I know they say wait six weeks or until your PP checkup for your doctor to give the thumbs up, but it’s been a while lol we stopped having sex my 8th month of pregnancy due to it being uncomfortable. So ladies, how long did you wait?

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I waited until I got the ok from the doctor. They don’t tell you to wait for no reason, you are healing on the inside too.

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OMG …after a hard labor and birth, I was a good 6 months after… i was scared to get pregnant again

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I waited 3 weeks because i stopped bleeding… I now have 2 kids only 11 months apart lol…

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Wait until your check up.
You’re still healing. You’re at greater risk of infection. You’re at greater risk of conceiving again as well.
Just wait.
Find other fun things to do that don’t require actual penetration and enjoy the anticipation.

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My ex basically made me have sex exactly at 6 weeks and RE-RIPPED my stitches. DO NOT RUSH SEX. IT CAN WAIT.

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Wait until you’ve got the all clear from your doctor. You could get a serious infection. You have a major wound inside your uterus from childbirth and the placenta. It’s not worth the risk of a serious complication. Wait until you are healed.

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I was 10 or so weeks pp and we tried. It still hurt like hell. I could feel exactly where I had tore and had stitches. We still don’t get intimate much because I can still feel it. If you didn’t tear or tear badly then it may be different for you.

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Oh my gosh…I waited 4 days :astonished::astonished:

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14 days. When i stopped bleeding

I waiting until I was comfortable with it. I think maybe 4 weeks. If you feel ready go for it. Honestly it’s all up to you. Doctors only say to wait the 6 weeks because that’s the typical healing time frame.

I followed my Drs instructions.

I did 2 weeks after my c section. Noone told me i had to wait 6 weeks. I assumed it wouldnt matter as i had a csection. I now no this isnt the case. Hold off 3 more weeks

WAIT UNTIL YOURE CLEARED FROM YOUR DOCTOR. Ffs.

6-8 weeks is the wait time. You have a gaping hole in your uterus where your placenta was attached. Even if you aren’t bleeding anymore, if you’re feeling great. Please wait.

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I had c-sections, at least 6 weeks, but everyone is different, if you feel like it, then it is prolly fine.

This is probably bad but we were intimate the day I came home from the hospital

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After birth we waited till after my first real cycle. So to damn long.

After i stopped bleeding

Wait until your 6 week appointment! Your body needs to heal and can be susceptible to infection

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I waited maybe a week

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