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Posted by: mam' mthethwa | 2009/04/17

how safe is sex after a caesarean sectio

How soon after a caesarean section can i start having sex and how soon am i at risk of falling pregnant again.

If i have sex within 2 weeks, will it affect my healing?

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You should wait 6 weeks. The uterus will still be very tender before then and you could hurt yourself . You are at risk for pregnancy from about 2 months after delivery

Best wishes

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