Top 20 Doctor insights on: How long should i wait to have sex after a miscarriage
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
Two weeks: After having a miscarriage, approximately two weeks of abstinence is necessary to reduce any risk of an infection. ...Read more
After MD visit: See your MD first and ask him/her if resumption of sexual activity is permitted after you have been examined to be sure everything is O.K. ...Read more
Infection and safety: Initially, pretty much while you are still bleeding and discharging, you are risking an infection. Beyond that you want to be certain that everything has passed and is back to normal. If you were to get pregnant again immediately afterwards the situation not only could be confusing but your risks of another miscarriage are probably increased. ...Read more
No bleeding: If there is no more bleeding I would give myself one to two weeks max. You want to make sure that the cervix is closed and that occurs fairly quickly. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage on thanksgiving this year. I'm still bleeding lightly. Is it okay to have sex? Or should I still wait?
3 weeks: You should wait 3 weeks but check with your doctor. ...Read more
Pregnancy plans?: What are your pregnnacy plans? I recommend patients wait until after their follow up visit which is usually 4 weeks after. At that visit we make sure everything is ok. We also discuss plans for the future. I notice you are 20. We would discuss your future plans for school and your career. We could then decide if you want to have a baby now or if birth control would be a better choice. ...Read more
I miscarried at 4 weeks, I did uterus evacuation, I am still bleeding a bit, how long will it take till the bleeding can stop? So I can have sex again
For this case of evacuation 4weeks ago and still bleeding can normal if the quantity is decreasing daily and the color is going from red to clear. If you are having upto two fully soaked pad a day, reevaluation with you doctor is needed.
Spotting can last from few days to weeks after evacuation. Consider contraceptive if pregnancy is not in the plan and intercourse can be resumed. ...Read more
We are waiting 3 months to heal before conceiving. When is it okay to have sex after a miscarriage? Protected
When bleeding stops: As a general rule, it is OK to resume activity when the miscarriage bleeding stops. This usually happens within about 2 weeks from the miscarriage. Best wishes! ...Read more
Is it safe to have sex after a miscarriage? How soon can I try to have a baby again? Should I still keep taking prenatal vitamins?
Sorry for your loss!: Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. How long to wait after the miscarriage to have sex depends somewhat on whether or not you required a d&c, so I would recommend talking to your obgyn. I typically recommend that patients have 1-2 normal cycles after miscarriage before trying to conceive again. If you are thinking of trying again soon, I would advise staying on prenatal vitamins. ...Read more
Depends on when: When was miscarriage. If first trimester, I suggest 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
Miscarriage dr confirmed everything came out weddec 11th. My bleeding has stopped, is it ok now to have sex?
Being sexual: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Your tissues and vaginal area are still healing and need another week or two to fully heal
. Good luckj. ...Read more
MD appt.?: Have you gone for your md follow up appointment yet at the 2 week time frame? If not please wait and ask your doctor at that time., . ...Read more
After I have a miscarriage me an my boyfriend we try to have sex but I don't have no feelings at for him why is that so. Sometimes I even have bad?
Lost that lovingfeel: Have you lost that loving feeling after experiencing a loss post miscarriage? Well, depression has a tendency to remove "that loving feeling" about sex partners, love, sleep, friends, and those things you care about. Before you end this relationship talk to a therapist about your feelings first, and if necessary consider Rx either medication or counseling. ...Read more
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