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Healthy pregnancy by Lynn Huggins-Cooper, Infinite Ideas

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50. Do it, do it again…

Is there sex after childbirth? How can you find romance when there’s a baby snuffling in your duvet, you long for sleep, you smell of milk and have a belly like an old washcloth?

You’ve just gone through nine months of having a person inside you – and now there’s someone else champing at the bit! Having a baby isn’t easy! And afterwards, sex may not be too easy either.

But returning to a physical relationship can be make you feel emotionally close to your partner, and it can make you feel like a man and a woman – not just ‘mummy’ and ‘daddy’ – again.

Be prepared. Sex may be the last thing on your minds after the birth of your baby. Mum may be tired, sore – and terrified of getting pregnant and having to go through ...

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