my baby is almost 6 weeks and I already want to try for another.... I had a c-section and this is my first baby. any advice about trying for another or having another c-section? Should I try to get back in shape before getting pregnant again? What about having babies so close in age? ADVICE PLEASE :)

K P 0 likes

I think the doctors prefer you to wait a year. To help your body completely recover. But it's not uncommon to get pregnant prior. It's whatever fits you and your family. Personally I am waiting for 3-4 years.

New M 0 likes

If you are ready and cleared go for it sex hurts in the beginning though so when your body is ready and your ready mentally 👍 I personally am not ready mentally 😔

Gabriela O 0 likes

With a c-section they recommend on waiting for a 2nd one because it takes time for you to heal internally. I was told by one dr to wait 6months to a year. Another dr told be to wait 2 years because in some cases the uterus can rupture during pregnancy because it wasn't fully healed.

Babygirl G 0 likes

Its best to wait atleast 18 months for safety reasons for you and the baby

Sandra 0 likes

Getting pregnant too soon can cause issues for the second baby it's best to wait about 18-24 months before trying again give yourself time to let your body heal and to bond with your LO :)

Skylar K 0 likes

Ask your OB what they recommend. Every dr is different, my dr recommends waiting 6 months to get pregnant after csection. But unplanned pregnancies happen all the time!

New M 0 likes

Why so soon if you don't mind me asking

Aubrey E 0 likes

I'll be waiting at least 2 years because I don't want to have 2 in diapers at the same time..plus it's better for the child they get the 1 on 1 time they need.

Makenzie J 1 like

I swore I wouldn't get pregnant again cause I had so many issues being pregnant but now being a mommy totally changed my mind. I love it and I can't wait to do it all over again and I feel like them being close in age I can go ahead and get the baby stage out of the way with both of them. There's a lot to do to prepare obviously though so I'll have to wait. Lol

Ariana M 0 likes

Just wait. Let your baby grow up a little and then try another one. I got pregnant with my second when my first one was three month. They were like twins. Now they are 5 and 6 but believe me I was exhausted and depressed back then. It's better to have one give him full attention and then after 3 or 4years have another one so you can concentrate on the second one. Believe me it's too much work when both are small.

Britney S 1 like

I felt the same way right after I had my daughter. She was a great baby. Slept all night and was always happy. Now at 15 months, I am so happy I didn't go through with having another one yet. Once they start walking it is hard!! Plus like some of the other girls said with a c section they advise you to wait 18 months so that the muscles can heal.

JVP 0 likes

Close on age in comfortable but very hard on your body! You should give your body at least a year to heal

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