Passionate pregnancy: Your ultimate guide to sex during pregnancy

13. Do we really need to wait six weeks after the baby to make love?
Many women are anxious to resume an active sex life after giving birth and are uncomfortable discussing this with their care providers. Surprisingly, there are no research-based studies that recommend an ideal waiting time. If you have had no tearing or episiotomy, and your bleeding is scant and has changed from red to pink, it is okay to make love as soon as two weeks after giving birth.
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