Sex after c section
Funkymonkey11 · 07/06/2017 15:31
How long did you all wait? I am 5 weeks post c section no problems but sex is proving problematic!! I stopped bleeding 1 week ago but the sex just feels sore like raw and bruised (i found the internal examinations soooo painful more than most contractions! So i am assuming its because of that?) Wondering whether to keep trying or wait or when to seek advice if it keeps feeling sore. Possibly TMI sorry!
Hotheadwheresthecoldbath · 07/06/2017 15:39
5weeks after major abdominal surgery and you're wondering why it is sore?!
You need to allow time for healing,if you need sex then anything except penetration would be ok.If you must try again 12 weeks,if sore at all then then it is still too soon.
FlyingElbows · 07/06/2017 15:55
It's great that you're feeling well in yourself but please wait. You've been cut open right the way through, that's a lot of healing to do. Pain is your body's way of saying something's not right, listen to it. There's plenty of time, give yourself a chance to heal properly rather than risking any further injury by stressing an unheated wound (remember it's more than just your external wound).
CuriosityDoor · 07/06/2017 16:16
It can take 6 weeks for the wound in your uterus where the placenta was to fully heal.
Even though the baby didn't come out that way, your hormones can still affect what's going on down there so it can hurt still. I waited 3 months but that was a personal choice. Have another go in a week or so if you fancy it and see how it goes! Have fun!
Cadenza1818 · 07/06/2017 17:00
I was surprised at how painful it was after a c section. I'd assumed because no baby had come through there it would be fine. The scar was OK, bit tender but internally very raw as mentioned by pp and dry. Took a few months to get back to normal. Can't remember how long exactly but definitely by a year we were having fun times.
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