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    Default Sex after natural birth, TMI!

    It's been 7 weeks since the VBAC birth of my second child and although we have 'tried' a couple of times to DTD it still seems too tight and hurts a little to go in only a bit. I had stitches after an episiotomy for a vaccum delivery. Just wondering what others have experienced in this glorious topic? How long untill you first DTD and did it 'not quite go in properly the first few times?

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    I don't remember how long after it was but i can say they stitched me up way to much..... I tore every time had to stretch and use a lot of lube.... Lube is ur friend lol

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    I had 2 stitches and 6 months on certain positions hurt like hell... lube is your friend and get really relaxed!

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    I also had an episiotomy and ventouse delivery but we dtd the first time at 3weeks postpartum and all was fine, hurt a little and took abit to get in but with relaxing and lube it was fine

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    2nd degree episotomy after Ds, attempted dtd 8 ish weeks pp and it hurt to much,

    Took 6 months and lots of for play to not hurt bad,
    22 months later I still get tender and certain positions hurt

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    10 weeks after my first birth before we even tried (ventouse and 2nd degree tear), it was 6 months before it felt normal again.

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    I had a 3rd degree tear. We tried for the first time at about 6 weeks and it was a little uncomfortable....just had to take it slow. A couple of weeks after that absolutely fine. Every now and then there's a position that triggers it a bit especially if not well lubricated - sorry if TMI (DD is almost 2 now) but mostly all good. Agree with plenty of lubrication and positions that are most comfortable for you!!

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    Thanks everyone for your reply's. Sounds like another few weeks and it should be mostly fine!

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    I was a bit worried and scared to DTD after the birth. I thought it was going to hurt quite a bit.

    Just after my 6 week check up where I was told everything is fine and looks good (as good as a vjj can look I guess lol). We DTD, I tips DH to take it very slow, it felt a bit tighter but other than that it was fine, no pain at all. The 2nd time we DTD we used lube which made it easier.

    Good luck, I am sure you will be fine



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    We tried at 8 weeks but it wasn't comfortable, tried again at the 3 month mark and it was better. Probably took another couple of months for that tight feeling to go at the start, it was just uncomfortable going in though (tmi).


 

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