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Sex after abortion!

(5 Posts)
xjasminex Fri 06-Oct-17 00:53:04

Hi ladies. Last Tuesday I had what I guess you would call a sergical abortion because my baby was terminally I'll. I'm wondering how long I should wait before resuming with sex. There isn't much information online about conceiving after having an abortion due to medical reasons so I don't really know what I can do or when.
It's put me in an odd position, as you don't usually have an abortion if your wanting a baby. Please no bashing. My baby had anencephaly. Thank you in advance

Caulkheadupnorf Fri 06-Oct-17 01:16:53

Call the hospital that did the abortion and ask.

smellsofelderberries Fri 06-Oct-17 04:41:25

How far along were you? I'm so sorry you had to go through that. I have had an ERPC for a missed miscarriage which is a similar procedure and was told to resume relations when the bleeding had stopped and I felt ready. I stopped bleeding pretty quickly and I think we had sex about 12 days after the op. Good luck flowers

Reppin Fri 06-Oct-17 04:56:49

Sorry you are going through this. When I had a termination, I was told to wait a month, but when I had a miscarriage we were not told to wait at all and I was lucky and got pregnant again straight away. I don't think there is any medical reason you should wait, so I don't know why there would be a difference.

MadameJosephine Sat 07-Oct-17 00:30:17

There’s no hard and fast rule, just when the bleeding has settled and you feel physically and emotionally ready.

Sorry for your loss OP flowers

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