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When can I have sex again after birth?

When can I have sex again after birth?

Usually after 6 week: Sex can usually resume after 6 weeks post partum. However before sex, decide on your method of contraception and realize sex may initially be painful, especially if you are breast feeding, therefore patience and lubrication may be necessary. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

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


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When can I start sex again after having a baby?

When can I start sex again after having a baby?

When U feel like it: As soon as you feel romantic and your your anatomy feels comfortable & free of pain & tenderness & can switch off for a short time from thinking only about the baby. ...Read more

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When can I have unprotected sex after starting my birth control?

When can I have unprotected sex after starting my birth control?

Best to wait 30 days: It is not always possible to tell how quickly oral contraceptive pills will block your ovulation and reduce your risks of getting pregnant. Some times protection will start within days; in other women, it may take weeks.To be safe, it is best to use condoms or abstain from genito-sexual intercourse during the first cycle of using these contraceptives. Better yet, ask a Gyn for a LARC(IUD/implant) ...Read more

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When can I have sex after taking antibiotics?

When can I have sex after taking antibiotics?

Not enough info: Was the treatment for an STD? Are you worried about efficacy of an oral contraceptive if you are on antibiotics? More info would be needed to answer this question. ...Read more

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When can I have sex again?

When can I have sex again?

Please add Comment: Did you recently have a baby? Do you have bleeding? Are you infected? There are many reasons to postpone intercourse. Please rewrite your question or add a comment below this answer. Thanks. ...Read more

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When can I start having unprotected sex after birth control ends if ttc?

When can I start having unprotected sex after birth control ends if ttc?

Immediately: The first two months after you stop birth control are the best time to try to conceive. Remember to start your prenatals, before you stop your birth control. Also, timing is key. If you have regular 28-30 day cycles, count from the first day of your period to day 13. On days 13, 14, 15 have sex. Make sure your partner has not ejaculated for 72 hours prior to build up the sperm. Good luck! ...Read more

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When can I start having anal sex again after childbirth?

When can I start having anal sex again after childbirth?

6-8 weeks: The cervix leading to the uterus is open for about 6 weeks after delivery. When the cervix is open, bacteria can get inside the uterus and cause an infection. Anal intercourse can cause the bacteria to move up the vagina and increase the risk of infection. ...Read more

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When can I start to have sex again after my laparoscopic appendectomy?

When can I start to have sex again after my laparoscopic appendectomy?

Variable: Type of incision? Any other health issues? Any complications? IN general when feel good! off pain medications! and mobile. 2-3 weeks would be a reasonable guess. ...Read more

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Im afraid i might be pregnant. Can you get pregnant when you have sex durring your period and the day after? I have been having unpretected sex since august when i stoppped my Depo-Provera shot. Can you get pregnant if i had sex durring and after my perio

Im afraid i might be pregnant. Can you get pregnant when you have sex durring your period and the day after? I have been having unpretected sex since august when i stoppped my Depo-Provera shot. Can you get pregnant if i had sex durring and after my perio

If : If a woman is having regular cycles the chance of becoming pregnant at the onset of her period is less than 1%. However, women often have vaginal bleeding not representing menstruation, that may be mistaken for a period and conception can occur at these times. This type of bleeding can arise from the cervix, complications of pregnancy and other uterine sources besides menstruation. Irregular or unpredictable bleeding after a course of depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is not uncommon and ovulation can occur before or after menstruation resumes. So you could indeed be pregnant. Best course would be to check a pregnancy test and find out. ...Read more

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When can I start having sex after an abortion?

When can I start having sex after an abortion?

When the doc: Who did the abortion tells u , please call that doc as usually the doc should ahve told l u that before u went home so please call that doc as that doc knows what was done and how everything went. ...Read more

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When can I get pregnant after my period if unprotected?

When can I get pregnant after my period if unprotected?

14 days: Typically conception happens around 14 days from the first day of your menstrual cycle. However, conception can happen any time. If tyring to concieve, using ovulation predictor kit beginning on day 10 and timing intercourse when you ovulate is the best method to achieve pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I have sex after my period before my iud. If not why not?

Can I have sex after my period before my iud. If not why not?

Have all you want: Pregnancy has been documented from unprotected sex on any day of a woman's cycle, including during menses. It is uncommon & would be more likely in those with irregular timed cycles, but there is risk just the same. You can have all the unprotected sex you want as long as you accept the risk of pregnancy yo have. ...Read more

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Can I have sex after giving birth?

Can I have sex after giving birth?

Eventually...: It's not recommended to have intercourse soon after birth because it increases the chances of getting an infection in the uterus and is frequently painful. Most docs recommend a 4-6 week vacation even if you've had a c/section. If you had an episiotomy or laceration repair, you can tear out your stitches and have a difficult time healing. It's best to consult with your Ob about your specific case. ...Read more

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When can I start to have sex after I finished my PID antibiotics?

When can I start to have sex after I finished my PID antibiotics?

Probably OK now: If you have finished at least one week of antibiotics, your pain is mostly or entirely gone, and if your partner has been treated, it should be OK to resume sex. But check with the doctor treating you if uncertain. ...Read more

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We had sex during my ovulation. Can i still get pregnant after taking the morning after pill if i ovulated?

We had sex during my ovulation. Can i still get pregnant after taking the morning after pill if i ovulated?

You can take: Emergency contraception at any time during your menstrual cycle. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex right after it?

How long after a miscarriage can I get pregnant if I have unprotected sex right after it?

As soon as UR ready!: There is no minimum time for you to wait after an early miscarriage (before 12 weeks) before trying to get pregnant again. In fact the women who wait longer have a relatively decreased fertility rate in comparison to women who waste no time. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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How soon after giving birth can I have intercourse?

How soon after giving birth can I have intercourse?

Six weeks: Whether you give birth vaginally or by c-section, your body will need time to heal. Many health care providers recommend waiting four to six weeks before having sex. This allows time for the cervix to close, postpartum bleeding to stop, and any tears or repaired lacerations to heal. ...Read more

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When can you have sex after gardasil?

When can you have sex after gardasil?

Protection delay: It takes the body 2-3 weeks to develop protective antibody to a vaccine. This would apply to the gardisil. The first dose would start the process, but long term protection would require completion of the series. You can/will have sex when you do, but do not expect the protection to be available before that interval. ...Read more