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ready to get back on the saddle!

It's been 4 days now since I have birth and I can't wait to get intimate with my partner again. Is it too soon to do the deed?
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Ma'am definitely is..! U need to get the approval from your doctor. Mine said it was about 6 week wait depending on how u had ur baby
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I had a natural birth. No tears. It was a pretty smooth birth.
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10150762 tn?1408281042
6 weeks the least
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You still have an open wound where your placenta was even if you didn't tear. Also, you are extremely fertile after giving birth. I'd wait.
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Wow. ...
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Don't matter if you had a natural birth. You should still wait 6weeks. No doctor would say it's okay to have sex 4 days after you gave birth.
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yeah. I had a c section and although I was up walking around the mall 2weeks after birth, I was still bleeding. and the risk of infection is HUGE considering your uterus is basically a giant wound like Mrsgrim said.
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973741 tn?1342342773
Oh my goodness.  yes, it is way too soon.  Doctors give the recommendation of 6 weeks and AFTER they give the green light based on checking to see if you healed properly for a reason.  Not to mess up your sex life.  You are healing.  

You can do other sexual things but intercourse is off limit for a good while.

How's your baby?  LOL
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My Dr told me right after I had my son if I felt up to it I could after 2 wks since I didn't tear .. I personally didn't feel like it but everybody is different
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973741 tn?1342342773
Ha, I know.  I was so entrenched in baby care, breast feeding, baby diapers that I was like "back off buddy" until I got used to it all. :>)  But everyone is different.  I would say you can please each other in other ways but even just an orgasm that makes for contractions sounds painful after vaginal birth.  
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He's doing great @specialmom thank you for asking.
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