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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
I had a d and c for missed miscarriage on 4/17/14. When can my husband and I start to have intercourse? I am no longer bleeding.
2 weeks: It would be best to wait about two weeks from the d;c. You can get pregnant, even before your next period. If you want to be pregnant that quickly use something for birth control. There are no hard and feat rules on waiting on sex, but too early after a d;c could increase chances of an infection. ...Read more
Is it normal to bleed and be sensitive the first time you have sex after miscarriage (2 weeks post m/c)?
When is it safe to have sex after a natural miscarriage? My baby was 9 weeks when I lost him/her. Thanks!
You decide: I'm assuming that by "natural miscarriage" you mean that you did not have surgery, and that everything has since resolved? If you have stopped bleeding and are feeling ok, you can resume sexual activity whenever you feel ready. Remember there is a physical and emotional part of recovery after a miscarriage and with having sex. Just be sure you are ready. :). ...Read more
Ended up having a miscarriage, I started bleeding and very heavy. When is it ok to start to have sex again?
I had miscarriage and d&c 2weeks ago. When is it safe to just have sex again? And when can I try to have baby?
Any time. As long as:
If you are not having excessive pain, bleeding/discharge etc. Should be ok for relations...About getting pregant. Any time from here onward as long as you are feeling well.
Take your prenatal vitamins regular if planning for pregnancy.
I am sorry about your miscarriage.
Best of luck to you... ...Read more
I Had unprotected sex with my 5wks pregnant girlfriend. A day later she miscarried Could she get pregnant from that particular intercourse session?
I had a miscarriage one week ago. I was 3 weeks. The bleeding has stopped, only some brown when I wipe and only some times. Can my husband&I have sex?
Abstain: Brown discharge could mean some dried blood. I would unfortunately abstain until you are not spotting as this is a sign your body is still healing. Good luck. ...Read more
Safe to have sex in 1st trimester? Nervous about causing miscarriage. When should sex be avoided?
Sex: In general, it is safe, unless your doctor suggests otherwise. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage now I want to conceive again is safe to have sex?? How much time should b avoid sexual intercourse?
Wait: A miscarriage is a serious and stressful event. As with any major life event, it is best to wait awhile to deal with it and get back on track. Grief needs to be dealt with. Some experts say that most of us can only adequately deal with one major stress a year (death, marriage, divorce, serious disease, abortion : intentional or miscarraige). Consider waiting, and prepare (eat right, exercise.) ...Read more
Is it ok to have sex in the first trimester? I'm six weeks along and worried about miscarriage. I have 1 child and no history of miscarriage.
Safe: Yes. As long as you are otherwise ok, it is perfectly safe and does not pose a threat to the baby. ...Read more
I am going to try & make this as understandable as possible. I had an miscarriage August 29th. I still haven't gotten my period. But I also haven't waited the six weeks before intercourse. Me & my boy friend recently had sex & didn't use any protection (tw
My miscarriage (@10 wk) started Nov11 14/11 U/s: small mass @ cervical os 15/11 passed sac Haven't bled in >a week Is it safe to have sex now?
Ask your treating MD: You need to ask your treating MD, especially if you had a D & C done post miscarriage to be certain that there is no residual material left inside the uterus or an infection is present. ...Read more
I Haved a miscarriage oct 2017, I was evacuated, but know when I have sex using condoms I get big boils under my armpits. Is the third time it happens?
Is there a need of taken vitamins after complete miscarriage at 7w? How soon after bleeding stops we can have sex?
It will: Not hurt to use vitamins, but there really isn't a direct need. Iron is helpful if you became anemic and Folic Acid is recommended if trying to get pregnant. You can really have sex any time. If you want, wait until bleeding stops and you aren't cramping. Good luck, sorry to hear about your situation. ...Read more
Miscarried at 2-3 weeks. Once bleeding has stopped and hCG is down, is it safe to have sex? (Not trying to conceive)
I had a miscarriage on tuesday and have been healing fine physically what is the harm to me if I have sex before 2weeks if I'm not sore.
I recently had a miscarriage and only waited a week to have sex now I have nausea vomiting and also smells are making me sick what's wrong with me?
Hormones dropping: It takes some time after a miscarriage for the HCG levels to drop, so you may still experience some pregnancy symptoms. You need to give your body time to heal, though. I usually recommended avoiding pregnancy until you have 2 normal periods. Use condoms and spermicide or abstinence until then. ...Read more
I have uterine fibrod. Whenever I have sex with my husband The Sperm comes out. What's the cause? I have been trying to conceive after miscarriage
Normal: Every female has semen and vaginal fluid 'come out' after sex. That is the only route for the excess fluid to take. It is not in any way the cause of the difficulty you are having conceiving. Sperm, if they are inside of the vagina, have one goal and that is to find the cervix and swim into it. ...Read more
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