What To Expect The First Time You Have Sex After Having A Baby

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A couple of readers have emailed me over the past week, asking me what it feels like the first time you have sex after squeezing out a kid. I posted the question in our Facebook community and I was howling laughing from how honest everyone was. Here were some of the best responses:

My best advice would be to relax, relax, relax!!! It may be uncomfortable. It won’t help if you’re already tense down there. Oh and lube it up! I mean Grease Monkey greasy! Lol

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It really is the same!!! Take it slow to see how it feels but trust me, your man is ready to go!

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Your body doesn’t produce slip and slide like it did pre-birth. That was a REAL eye opener for me.

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Have a little wine [if you are not breastfeeding], talk about your concerns prior to with your mate, and make sure that you BOTH take it slow…. It can be painful at first, but it’s kinda like “riding a bike”, you’ll get the hang of it again pretty quickly.

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Do it when you’re ready. If he’s pressuring you the flood gates won’t open lol.

As for me, I had two C-sections and I was so confident that things would be the same. After all, my vagina got bypassed in all the rush to get me to the operating room for my emergency C-section so what would be different? Let me tell you C-section moms, don’t be like me! Anticipate some, um, delays and take your time. Go slow.

What would YOU tell someone who is nervous about getting back in the saddle?

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Written by Tara

Tara Pringle Jefferson is the founder and editor of TheYoungMommyLife.com.

Comments

  1. This is so true. The only thing I can say is do it when you ready. Ignore the pressure, and listen to your body.

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