Sex and intimacy is often tough for new parents — less time, tiredness, hormonal changes and worries about contraception can make it tricky. But if you and your partner have different levels of sexual desire, this can add some stress to your relationship. But you will heal and your interest in sex will return.
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It was a first for me—being in bed with two men at the same time. Well, let me clarify that—one was the Tall Man, my vertically blessed, handsome, and loving husband, and the other was Little Man—my lovely, lanky baby with blonde hair and a smile so big and bright it could light up a room. Nuzzling my head into the area of little baby chub folds on his neck I listened to his breathing, and curled in closer to his tiny body.
Not in the mood anymore since giving birth? Having no or a low sex drive after baby arrives is common. Here's why.
Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolutiona biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin answering your most confidential questions to help you achieve a healthy, joyful sex life. Here, she answers a question about hypoactive sexual desire disorder.
I'm still very much attracted to my husband but my sex drive is still nonexistent. What gives? I am 7 months postpartum, and still have little to no drive. I am still breastfeeding, so I know that has something to do with it hormonally.
There are also some perfectly normal, biological reasons why your libido may be heading into in negative territory. Some new mothers feel concerned when they discover they have absolutely no sex drive. A big reason for low or no libido while breastfeeding is the result of some important hormones doing their dance in order for you to be able to breastfeed.
If you have experience no sexual desire since your little one was born, trust me, you're definitely not alone. For many women, the dream of having a child is present since early age. Culturally, Latinas are particularly inclined to want to have a family. In many cases, new moms associate sex with another chore on their to-do list and being touched becomes more of a burden than an act of pleasure.