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How long after a C-section can I have intercourse ?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: 6-8 weeks

It takes the uterus about 6 weeks to reduce to its normal size.
You should wait until then to avoid infection. Some women have pain after a cesarean that makes them avoid sex for up to 8 weeks. If you have pain, wait.

In brief: 6-8 weeks

It takes the uterus about 6 weeks to reduce to its normal size.
You should wait until then to avoid infection. Some women have pain after a cesarean that makes them avoid sex for up to 8 weeks. If you have pain, wait.
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Many women can safely and comfortably resume relations after four weeks.
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