After giving birth, doctors generally advise moms wait six weeks to have sex again. But not all sexually activity is fair game, and some activity requires a little longer wait time. Understandably, you may have questions about what's OK and what's not. Particularly regarding what positions are safe 6 weeks after giving birth, or even which ones will help you ease back into sex postpartum.
When thinking about sex after childbirth, it's important to remember that every mom is affected differently postpartum and each couple will have to find what works best for them in the bedroom. In exploring postpartum sex positions, there are several that can help you ease back into intimacy, while keeping control on your side and offering maximum comfortability. Baby Center suggested utilizing postpartum positions that will give you more control over depth of penetration or help you avoid problem areas if you've had a C-section or episiotomy. Additionally, talking with your partner about areas that are sore or relying heavily on foreplay and lube before intercourse is a smart way to transition back into sex. Once you're ready and comfortable with penetration, some of the positions you may want to take advantage of are listed below.