Staying Close as a Couple
Try to spend some time together each night after your baby goes to sleep, even if it is only a few minutes. Your doctor can tell you when it is OK to have sex again. It’s usually at least 4 to 6 weeks. And even if you are not ready to have sex, let your partner know you love him or her. For more tips, search for information on “becoming a parent” at
You can get pregnant again soon after giving birth. Breastfeeding does not prevent pregnancy. Some kinds of family planning can be used while you breastfeed. Contact
Arizona Family Health Partnership to find out about family planning options.