4 Intimacy Struggles After Child Birth

It’s a touchy subject—regaining some sense of intimacy after the birth of a baby.  Or for some women, just being pregnant is enough to knock the cycle off track. Usually, surging pregnancy hormones create a increase in sexual desire during the second trimester, but that fades as your belly grows as big as a house.  For some couples, men are afraid to be intimate because they fear they will hurt the baby, or are turned off by mom’s appearance. These are all normal fears for many couples. So once baby arrives, and those precious few weeks of pelvic rest have passed (and yes—you need to rest your body after delivery—no sex for 4 to 6 weeks girls!)   What’s keeping you from diving into the sheets for anything besides a few hours of coma-like sleep? Plenty. Continue reading “4 Intimacy Struggles After Child Birth”