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It's Sat night........how long after a section can i have sex?

(11 Posts)
mammyoftwo Sat 07-Jan-17 22:34:19

Can't remember or find official guidelines, does anyone know?

BobbieDog Sat 07-Jan-17 22:35:16

There is no guidelines. It's whenever you feel ready

BobbieDog Sat 07-Jan-17 22:36:19

When I had my first c section it was when the bleeding stopped so about 3 weeks after.

tissuesosoft Sat 07-Jan-17 22:37:41

I felt comfortable enough about 3 weeks after

Ilovecaindingle Sat 07-Jan-17 22:37:47

Ten days blush

kiki22 Sat 07-Jan-17 22:38:15

6 weeks I was told same as light exercise

Yesitsmeagain Sat 07-Jan-17 22:40:24

About 5 mins! grin

I don't think there's any reason to delay sex after a c-section. So long as you don't go banging at it hammer and tongs on day 1!

Get comfy, get your partner to do the work, go slow and gentle and try to have a calm orgasm to save your tummy muscles!!

mammyoftwo Sat 07-Jan-17 23:00:31

This is hilarious, i was so scared of hurting myself last time I'm sure we waited months?!!!blushconfusedgrin

SpunBodgeSquarepants Sat 07-Jan-17 23:17:35

8 days for me but it was no fun. Not excruciatingly painful, but I was worried the incision was going to split open!!

Yesitsmeagain Sat 07-Jan-17 23:21:29

You don't have to start off expecting a Olympic performance though, do you? Just start with what feels right/comfortable and stop if and when it gets uncomfortable.

CareFactor Sat 07-Jan-17 23:26:54

I was told to wait 6 weeks by my consultant. Wasn't in any rush though! grin

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