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I wasn`t aware that woman are very fertile after a birth...

Hi Alex,
I gave birth just 8 week ago and around the 6th/7th week my husband and myself had sexual intercourse for the first time since the birth however we didnt use any contraception. I wasnt aware that woman are very fertile after a birth until i read it on another baby & pregnancy website. We didn`t think of using and protection as i have polycistic ovarian syndrome and it was quiet hard to conceive. How long after sex can i take a pregnancy test for an acurate reading?
Thanks

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, You really need contraception at all times if you do not want to fall pregnant even if you are breast feeding and had problems conceiving first time. You need to wait 2 – 3 weeks and then do a test. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 Jun 2009