9 ways sex can change after birth

You want more sex

Having a baby doesn’t always mean your sex drive goes off a cliff. For some women, it’s just the opposite.

Some women are surprised to find that they want more sex after giving birth. There are lots of reasons this might be the case. For many women, the act of creating a family and seeing their partner in a new role is the ultimate aphrodisiac. And of course, don’t forget the effect of hormones. While they decrease immediately after giving birth, hormone levels do return, and with them comes your sex drive.

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