Giving birth sex

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How long after birth can you have sex, and what will it feel like? Follow this postpartum guide for having comfortable and enjoyable sex after pregnancy. The very thought of postpartum sex can seem exhausting for new mamas, especially given everything that's stacked against them: the lingering pain from delivery, raging hormones, baby blues or postpartum depression , weird body changes, and of course, the biggest libido-killing elephant in the room: the pure exhaustion a having a newborn. You also might feel "touched out" after cuddling a baby much of the day. But while getting it on may now be the last thing on your mind, that won't be the case forever.

When Can You Have Sex After Having a Baby?

Sex After Birth: What to Expect and How Long to Wait

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. Some mums find that they feel sensual and sexual when breastfeeding their baby. When to have sex again is mostly about when you feel ready unless your doctor has advised otherwise.

Your Guide to Sex After Giving Birth

Back to Sexual health. The vagina naturally changes after giving birth, and might feel wider, dry or sore for some time. Find out what to expect and the ways you can help speed up recovery. When you give birth, the baby travels through the cervix and out through the vagina also called the birth canal. The entrance to the vagina must stretch to allow the baby through.
Postdelivery hormonal changes may make vaginal tissue thinner and more sensitive. However, most doctors recommend women wait four to six weeks following a vaginal delivery. After your doctor has given you the all clear to resume sexual activities, you may still need to take things slowly. You may also need to wait longer if you have a perineal tear or episiotomy. An episiotomy is a surgical cut to widen the vaginal canal.