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When can I start having anal sex again after childbirth?
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Any time
It should be by agreement of both partners and gentle.

In brief: Any time
It should be by agreement of both partners and gentle.
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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