A miscarriage is a physically and emotionally traumatic event for a woman and her partner- healing both physically and emotionally can take a while. Getting back to routine life and trying to have sex with your partner after experiencing a miscarriage can be a challenging task. This article talks about how long to wait to have sex for the first time after a miscarriage,whether it is safe to have sex after a miscarriage, learning to deal with the emotional trauma, and also gives tips for getting pregnant post a miscarriage. The waiting period to resume sex after a miscarriage varies for each couple on the basis of the time required for physical and emotional healing.
When Is It Safe to Have Sex Following a Miscarriage?
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This story was originally published on Oct. How soon can you have sex after experiencing a pregnancy loss? Generally, physicians counsel patients to wait until they feel ready. But readiness for a woman and her partner can depend on a number of physical, and emotional, factors. Emotional roadblocks are a big factor: Women may feel reluctant to engage in sexual intimacy while still grieving their loss. I talked to several women about their experiences around sex after pregnancy loss to find out how they approached returning to intimacy.
Everything You Need to Know About Sex After A Miscarriage
There is an assumption that after a pregnancy loss — through abortion or miscarriage — a woman will not want to have sex for a long time. However, there are women for whom sex is a part of the healing process and those women seem to be largely ignored. After you lose a baby the main thing you want at least in my experience is to feel like yourself again. I had my miscarriage last Friday and bleeding stopped Thursday. This is really not like me… Anyone else have increased drive after miscarriage?
Everything changed when you saw the two pink lines show up on that pregnancy test—but here you are in the confusing space after a miscarriage with a thousand thoughts swirling around your brain: How soon can I try again? What if this happens again? And, let's be honest: What does this mean for my sex life?