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What is the reason to have to wait for intercourse after delivering baby? Can u get infection if u have sex to soon?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Old claim

When you're comfortable and you both feel ready, go ahead.
A decent guy will wait a few weeks until the new mother feels the time is right. This advice may have been intended primarily for the guy who is over-eager. I think this is old-fashioned advice that doesn't give women credit for their resilience.

In brief: Old claim

When you're comfortable and you both feel ready, go ahead.
A decent guy will wait a few weeks until the new mother feels the time is right. This advice may have been intended primarily for the guy who is over-eager. I think this is old-fashioned advice that doesn't give women credit for their resilience.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: 3WEEKS TO 6 WEEKS

Even though most believe that it takes about six weeks for uterus to return to normal size after having a baby.
And advice not to have sex for six weeks but some women are emotionally and physically ready for intercourse much earlier. Williams obstetrics a respected textbook states '' following an uncomplicated delivery, sex can be safely resumed in as little as 3weeks or when comfort can be mainta.

In brief: 3WEEKS TO 6 WEEKS

Even though most believe that it takes about six weeks for uterus to return to normal size after having a baby.
And advice not to have sex for six weeks but some women are emotionally and physically ready for intercourse much earlier. Williams obstetrics a respected textbook states '' following an uncomplicated delivery, sex can be safely resumed in as little as 3weeks or when comfort can be mainta.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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