In Week 3 of my Postnatal Pilates class our topic is “Let’s Talk About Sex (after) Baby.” The reasons most women don’t want to have intercourse or don’t enjoy intercourse can usually be broken down into 3 main categories:
Emotional Factors, and
Core Changes and Feeling stretched out “down there”
Let’s start with pain. Usually, pain is the result of decreased lubrication, scar issues, skin disorders or infection, and/or tight pelvic...
Rarely do my girlfriends and I say phrases like “I got to have sex last night” or “I’m hoping to get lucky later on.” On the contrary, we often joke that we “took one for the team” or some other phrase to indicate that we did a favor for our partners.
This couldn’t be more true than in those tender post-baby months when any of us would have easily traded sex for 5 extra minutes of sleep or a hot shower.
But, sometimes, those...