My body was flooded with hormones and I was ready to rumble. (We actually had sex even before we were supposed to, five weeks after our baby was born — and yes, I had an episiotomy.) It’s that it changed.Until I got too big to even sit up properly, we had a pretty steady sex life. Sex has been part of my life since I was a teenager and I was pretty confident that I knew what it felt like and how to do it. Ahead, seven things you may not know about sex after childbirth — but should.Whether you give birth vaginally or your baby enters the world via C-section, childbirth can throw your sex life for a loop.We had ob/gyns explain how sex changes after giving birth, and their responses were quite eye-opening.That made me self-conscious when we had sex and we probably had sex less often because I was concerned about making everything... Janet Morrison, a midwife and sex coach with a Ph D in human sexuality, says: "Oestrogen levels are greatly elevated [during] pregnancy. this low level corresponds with low sex drive and the vagina’s decreased ability to produce lubrication." If you are used to getting very wet, or your partner is used to you getting very wet, this can be frustrating. “My body produces significantly less natural lubricant when I’m nursing.That combined with the tearing/healing made almost any touching of the vaginal-area skin, let alone inside the vagina, very painful, always feeling like it was getting ‘caught.’” Introducing lube into your relationship may seem awkward at first if you’ve never used it before, but it can make sex more enjoyable for both partners, especially after the birth of a child.
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So, in an effort to give as many new moms as possible some "you're totally normal" reassurance, eight women share how sex changed after they gave birth.1. After the twins, my partner fell more in love with me. We started having sex again when the doctor approved it: after six weeks.
"Three weeks after giving birth to twins via an emergency C-section in October 2013, the ol' man and I were back at it again. But for maybe the first eight months after childbirth, the idea of sex was incredibly disgusting to me.