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How Soon After Pregnancy Should You Start Having Sex?

Just like sex itself, there’s not user’s manual for this one, but 6 weeks seems to be a commonly cited duration of post-birth abstinence. Still, some couples go many more months than that, and the period of time is far less important than the quality of the emotional relationship with your partner. Basically, you’ll both get to it when the time is right (and, yes, it may feel a little different at first). If, after a full year, the time still isn’t right, then maybe something is wrong.