Low or High sex drive after labor?

Becca - posted on 01/11/2010 ( 7 moms have responded )




I am a first time mommy to a month old baby girl. I had a normal birth with an episitomy. Unlike other mommies, my sex drive is very high. Anyone out there like me? And...did you wait for your 6 weeks?


Jenny - posted on 07/03/2011




hi there, im the same, i had a baby 5 weeks ago and am crazy about sex, i had perennial tear for the 3rd time in my life but it healed much quicker this time around so no i didnt wait the six weeeks we had sex when my son was 2 weeks old, i dont think my husband can keep up with me., i want it more than he does :(

Jessica - posted on 01/11/2010




I have always wondered others people opinions and views on this subject also. I have 3 children. With my first, we did wait the 6 weeks because I had an episiotomy and was SO very sore for the whole 6 weeks. We actually waited about 9 weeks. With my second, we waited about 5 weeks and it hurt like crazy. I just had my third baby on December 10th. Thursday will be 5 weeks and we have already had sex quite a few times since. After having my other two children, my sex drive was low, almost non-existent. I never wanted it at all. After this baby, I had my tubes tied, so I have no fear of getting pregnant again, so I wanted it the first night we were home. He finally gave in after 3 weeks after I stopped bleeding and wasn't sore anymore. I want it constantly. So, no honey, your not weird. I know EXACTLY what you mean and how you feel. All i can say is--GET IT GIRL. LOL..

Tamara - posted on 07/03/2011




With my first and third it was high, I waited the 6 weeks to make sure everything was healed.

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Lady Heather - posted on 07/03/2011




I had an episiotomy too and there is no way in hell there was anything coming near me in those first six weeks. Way. Too. Sore. Well, I also had a myriad of other problems. We waited 8 weeks and I was still scared.

Rosie - posted on 01/11/2010




my first 2 i had very little sex drive, but with my last one i wanted it all the time! i waited 4 weeks, cause i hurt alot, but i just couldn't wait any longer!!lol!

Iysha - posted on 01/11/2010




I have always had a high sex drive and it is still up there after having a baby. i didn't wait 6 weeks, I waited a week after i stopped bleeding...so that was 5 weeks I waited after giving birth. I was on pelvic rest starting at 32 weeks of pregnancy and it sucked. So right after I had my baby I was ready to go at it again...like that night...my Fiance said I was crazy and needed to heal...I didn't know I had to wait until the nurse told me the next day. lol.

Jessica - posted on 01/11/2010




I was like u but i waited becuz i was still sore and it really bothered me to wait but my husband wouldnt cuz he was always afraid of hurting me.

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