Pregnancy & Sex
Will sex hurt after I give birth?
Because of hormonal fluctuations, one's vagina may become dry and sensitive. Some of the following tips might help you avoid discomfort or pain when having sex following birth: (1) empty one's bladder and take a warm bath first; (2) use lubricant; lubrication can aid with a dry vagina; (3) test things out; see what works and what doesn't; (4) Create time; having and caring for a baby is a demanding journey; make time so that you don't feel stressed/anxious during sexual intercourse.
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