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How long should I wait after intercourse before I have a home pregnancy test?

Hello,
I have a 4 month old and I am still breast feeding. My husband and I wanted to try for another child, and my periods haven`t started back yet. Is it possible or do I have to wait until they start again? Also how many days/weeks should I wait after intercourse before I have a home pregnancy test?
Thanks for your help

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, You may not be ovulating as yet but you can still try for another child. You need to wait at least 2 weeks after intercourse before taking a pregnancy test. You period should return when your baby starts on solids and drops a feed. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 15 May 2008