Let’s talk about sex, baby! Specifically, let’s talk about postpartum sex. Why is postpartum sex painful even though you didn’t give birth vaginally? Why can some women have sex days after giving birth and others have to wait several months? How does breastfeeding impact your sex drive? In this episode, we’re answering all those questions … and more!
Karly Nuttall has been a Licensed Midwife since 2005, a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner since 2016, and is Certified in Vaginal Steam Therapy. She has a private practice in San Diego, California and co-hosts the Birth Kweens podcast.
In this episode, we’re talking all about what you should know about postpartum sex; including why you generally shouldn’t have sex for 4-10 weeks after giving birth, how breastfeeding can impact your sex drive, a home remedy that can help with vaginal scar tissue, and more!
- Why you generally shouldn’t have sex for 4-10 weeks after giving birth; even if you feel fine
- The reason you might experience pain during sex even after giving birth non-vaginally
- The multiple ways breastfeeding can impact your sex drive
- A home remedy to help heal scar tissue after giving birth
- Why you should become familiar with your vagina before giving birth
- What you can generally expect when it comes to your period after giving birth
- What is the Lactation Amenorrhea Method?