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How Is Your Sex Life After Pregnancy?

Recently updated on February 15th, 2023 at 05:31 am

How Is Your Sex Life After Pregnancy

Pregnancy can have a larger impact on your lives than you think it does. Similarly, your after-pregnancy life can change in your bedroom. Most women experience a lowered interest in sexual intercourse soon after the postpartum period. Though this is a temporary phase, this can surely freak many couples out there.

Lower Libido:

After delivery of your baby and postpartum bleeding, women can still have lower libido due to various factors such as C-section wounds. Additionally, you begin to underrate your body. This makes you not get indulged in sexual activities.

During and even after pregnancy, your body goes through a lot of hormonal changes which can be dramatic at times. The uterus is still in the contraction process. As a result, your reproductive organs could be weary and still recovering. Some women report feeling less interested in sexual intercourse due to breastfeeding.

Tender breasts:

As you’ll be nursing your baby after delivery, your breasts are likely to become sore and heavy. As you would be feeding your baby with milk, you would your breast to take rest and hence you may not want to be involved in any sexual activity.

Painful Intercourse:

As you get done with postpartum bleeding, the vagina is likely to become dry, and hence this leads to painful sexual intercourse. Adding to that, breastfeeding also lessens the lubrication of the vagina.

The feeling of body-conscious:

Your uterus can take time to get back to its original size. Women typically take 2 months for this process and hence you can appear to be a six-months pregnant lady. You can get up to a year to naturally lose pregnancy weight while stretch marks and scars can also take to heal.

All such factors can make you feel nervous and conscious. A lot of women, hence, shy away from getting back to their sex life.

What can you do?

You need to understand that it is completely normal to have a post-pregnancy body like that. If you still do not feel ready yet, talk to your partner. Cuddles and kisses can help you get closer to your partner.

Your partner may need reassurance that you’re interested in him and that this is just a phase. Tell your partner that this soon shall pass and our sex life can be back as it was before pregnancy.

If your libido does not return even a year after the pregnancy, or if you experience painful sexual intercourse, you can seek help from your healthcare provider.

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Ovulation pain and how to ease them?

Recently updated on February 15th, 2023 at 05:21 am

Ovulation pain and how to ease them

Ovulation takes place when an ovum is released from the ovaries during the menstrual cycle. The period/phase of ovulation could be different for every woman. Similarly, even the menstrual pain or ovulation pain experienced by them is different for every woman.

Around 20% of women in the world encounter discomfort and pain mid-menstrual cycle. Since this is the phase when they ovulate, the pain is assumed to be ovulation pain. The pain can last for almost around 2 days or more depending on the cause of the pain.

Most women find it normal to encounter such pain every menstrual cycle. However, it is important that you do not neglect its symptoms if the pain becomes severe or prolonged.

This blog explains a few things that you need to know about ovulation pain ( mid-pain)

Following are the symptoms of Ovulation pain:

Possible reasons behind ovulation pain:

Ovulation pain and concerning health issues:

Ovulation pain alone could be safe and not alarming. Having said that, you should observe your abdominal pain because if you are experiencing it for a long time, it could show health concerns. Some of them are as follows:

Learn more about the symptoms of the aforementioned diseases. If you happen to observe them, get medical help as soon as possible and treat them.

Ovulation pain is generally harmless and hence often ignored. If you wish to lower the ovulation pain, you can take some over-the-counter painkillers or heat your abdominal area with a heating pad.

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