Postpartum Sex: How Long Should You Wait?

Do you really have to wait six weeks after delivery to resume sex? ... read more »

Lower Sexual Interest in Postpartum Women

After giving birth, women often report having lower sexual interest. It is often accepted as just being a part of giving birth and moving from pregnant woman to new mom. The revelation could help women feel less negative about looming sexual interest. ... read more »

New Mothers Wait Six Weeks Before Having Sex

According to a study published in BJOG, new mothers wait the recommended six weeks before having vaginal intercourse after the birth of their first child. Moreover, operative delivery leads to longer wait times. ... read more »

Alternative Sex During Pregnancy

There are times when you should avoid intercourse during pregnancy. ... read more »

Common Postpartum Problems: Episiotomy Issues

If you received a small incision in your perineum while giving birth, this procedure is called an episiotomy. It is sometimes necessary in order to make more room for your baby during delivery. ... read more »

Psychiatric Disorders and Effective Postpartum Contraception

Researchers from the Preventative Medicine Department in Sao Paulo recently published a study in the journal Contraception on the possible link between postpartum psychiatric disorders and choice of contraception. ... read more »

Sex After Childbirth: How Soon?

Pregnancy comes with a lot of questions. Some of them get asked but many are left unspoken. One question often left unasked is, how soon is it safe to have sex after childbirth? A team of researchers in Australia asked the question and shared the answers. ... read more »

Common Postpartum Problems: Painful Sex After Pregnancy

Experiencing postpartum discomfort isn't unusual, though the severity of discomfort you feel will depend on the type of delivery you had. ... read more »

Revisit Courtship to Rekindle After-Baby Sexual Flames

One topic that often weighs on the minds of parents of a newborn is sex. Psychotherapist Esther Perel urges new parents to expand a “narrow definition of what sex is” at this turning point in life. ... read more »

Tips For Having Great Postpartum Sex

Most women worry about postpartum sex beginning in pregnancy. The good news is that many women find that they have better sex lives, just different, after the birth of a baby. ... read more »