Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community
When can I have sex after a miscarriage?
About This Community:

A community of expecting mothers (18 to 24 Years Old) offering support through pregnancy and childbirth. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

When can I have sex after a miscarriage?

I just had a miscarriage April 1st of this month, I was 6 weeks pregnant when I lost my baby. I was bleeding for 3 days after but now I stopped. My question is When can I have sex or masturbate? Because I have a dildo so I was just wondering when its safe to use it without hurting myself
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
Firstly, I am sorry. I had two myself and it wast horrible!  If you plan on using contraceptives, you can have sex now. Unless you have a D&C. With surgery, you have to wait a few weeks and it hurts the first couple of times.
The most important concern is to make sure you dont get pregnant again until you have 1-3 normal periods. This way your doctor will know exactly how far along you are later.
Good luck in life and stay strong. :)
Blank
1527510_tn?1392304944
You're recommended to wait 2 weeks before having sex again after a miscarriage. This is because by having sex or putting anything in there before that time, there is a higher risk of infection. As far as unprotected sex goes, you're meant to wait until you've had your first period after the miscarriage if you're wanting to start trying again. You're period can arrive 4-6 weeks after the miscarriage.
Blank
Avatar_f_tn
She does not have to wait if she didnt have a D&C. There is no risk of infection in that case.
Blank
1527510_tn?1392304944
There's the risk of infection with any miscarriage. Even if you've stopped bleeding, that doesn't mean that everything is completely gone, and there could still be something to come out and having sex could make that happen - and so there is the risk of infection. That's why they say to wait 2 weeks just to make sure as you shouldn't be bleeding for longer than 2 weeks.
I've had a natural miscarriage and a d&c and I was pretty much given the same rules for both. Both are still a miscarriage and bleeding is a result of them so it's never a good idea to have sex until that is completely gone. It's the same reason as why you shouldn;t have sex on your period - higher risk of infection.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
6077797_tn?1440717218
Blank
veronica0808 commented on photo
5 hrs ago
1580318_tn?1440177198
Blank
Shannon79 commented on clean_in_ks's status
5 hrs ago
2863077_tn?1436674389
Blank
Des92 Aliyah turned 8 weeks old t... Comment
7 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight throughout your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Pregnancy Tracker
Track your pregnancy
Start Tracking Now
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ashrefra
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Octmommy2015
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
blanca_13
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Patriciaaa02
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
marindamqz
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate
Pregnancy: Ages 18-24 Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Pregnancy Answerers
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
ashrefra
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Octmommy2015
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
blanca_13
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Patriciaaa02
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
marindamqz
8377023_tn?1399512760
Blank
Allocate