Sex after stitches...?

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  1. cat lover

    cat lover Mummy to 2 girls

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    Dear all

    Ladies who had stitches, when did you DTD - how long after LO was born? ATM it feels like never again lol!!

    xxx
     
  2. KatelynsMummy

    KatelynsMummy Mummy to Katelyn!

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    I had stitches, first was 10 days but it didnt go very good, then at 6 weeks, we did it again, was a little bit tight (tmi) but it didnt hurt, then after the first time is over its back to normal, well was for me anyway :flower:
     
  3. charlotte-xo

    charlotte-xo Alfie and Darcey's mummy

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    11-12 weeks ..i had an episiotomy so 12 stitches i was fine abit sore.

    <3
     
  4. Kians_Mummy

    Kians_Mummy Mummy to Kian & an angel

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    I had stitches, the first time we did it was when DS was about 11 days old but it hurt so didn't try again until around 6 weeks after. It still hurts now when we do it but not as much as it did in the beginning
     
  5. Tiredgirl

    Tiredgirl Mum of 2 under 2

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    About 4 weeks for us x
     
  6. yourstruly10

    yourstruly10 Well-Known Member

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    I had a 3rd degree episiotomy and lots and lots of internal and external stitching. First time was 8 weeks. It was pretty uncomfortable but we took it slow and made sure everything was well lubed(sorry TMI) Ava is now 8 months old and im pregnant with our second and it is still uncomfy some times but not very often.
     
  7. bump230910

    bump230910 Mummy to a Princess

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    I had episiotomy with 36 stitches :( (thinking about it now..... OWCH!!)
    We DTD after 3 weeks. Everything was ok but was sore, we just kept trying and gradually went back to normal without really noticing to be honest.
    x
     
  8. R J 1980

    R J 1980 Well-Known Member

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    6 weeks, it felt a bit different but not painful.
     
  9. Pixxie

    Pixxie Mum to 1 little girl

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    3 weeks, no pain but there wasnt much sensation down there at the time! Much better now though, back to normal xx
     
  10. rach321

    rach321 Well-Known Member

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    After DS1 had a second degree tear lots of stitches and it took about 8 weeks
    After DS2 had a third degree tear and it took us about 12 weeks
     
  11. CharlieKeys

    CharlieKeys Well-Known Member

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    2 weeks after having him :)
     
  12. a_missy

    a_missy Well-Known Member

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    we tried 6 weeks afterwards i think and to be honest it wasn't the episiotomy scar that hurt, that was fine, it was inside that hurt. i know its TMI but your best friend is a tube of KY (or something like it), that makes sex ok again haha
     
  13. vaniilla

    vaniilla Well-Known Member

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    we tried about 6 weeks after and it was pretty sore so we stopped, it was over 8 weeks when it hurt less, at 7 months months after labour it still feels a little uncomfortable, it wouldn't have happened at all though without lube, it helps a lot :flower: I had an episiotomy so maybe a small tear would heal quicker ?
     
  14. neadyda

    neadyda Well-Known Member

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    it was about 6 weeks after! i tore real bad and the stitches didnt dissolve until 6 weeks after LO
     
  15. runnergrl

    runnergrl Mom to 2 boys and 1 angel

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    8 weeks after and I was so tight he almost couldnt get in. It was painful, but not unbearable. We havent tried since as DH has developed a painful hernia:( BUMMER!
     
  16. lauren10

    lauren10 1 DD, 1 angel & pregnant!

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    I had an episiotomy and it got infected...so I was scared shitless to try it! but we did it at 6 weeks. It was ok, not very comfortable. It took a while for the discomfort to go away
     
  17. Lilly12

    Lilly12 Mommy & #2 on board

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    Baby is 8 weeks today and we haven't DTD yet cause I bled for a long time.. this is actually the first full week not bleeding.. so we'll prolly DTD soon.. gotta buy some condoms first though LOL!
     
  18. cheese lover

    cheese lover Happy mom of 1

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    We went for it at 6 weeks and it was a little uncomfortable and slightly painful. It also wasn't all that great to be honest.
     
  19. Sarah10

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    4 weeks, i was right as rain lol. Its different for everyone though so don't rush into it if you aren't ready! :hugs:
     
  20. membas#1

    membas#1 mommy at last!

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    3 weeks but i only had a small tear, 1 stitch. lots of lube for a while! it gets better tho and i'm 9 weeks pp and everything is back to normal
     

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