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How long after birthing your second baby did it take to go back to a normal sex life? My youngest is 6 months and it’s been that long since my parter and I have had sex. He’s great about it but I feel guilty for having no sex drive. I’m breast feeding as well and I know hormones have a lot to do with it. I guess I’m just hoping it will eventually return haha. Any advice?


Posted anonymously, 20th July 2021


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  • Don’t be hard on yourself. Your tired, jugging kids and sometimes it just isn’t a priority. Your body will naturally get back into it. It’s great you have a supportive partner that makes a world of difference


  • Very much the same here, my little girl is close to turning six months old. Im not with her dad, neither of us are seeing anyone else and hes trying to work on himself to make us work. That aside, he’s also very good about it although he has recently just started sending more sex type memes. For me it’s not the lack of sex drive, its more bubs is always with me plus miss 4 still sleeps in my bed so i never feel like theres time or space haha.
    Maybe read a hot heavy chapter of a book or watch a fantacy of yours on the net and suprise him one night.


  • If he is great about it don’t feel guilty. you have enough to worry about at the moment, just get back in to it when it feels good and natural, don’t push yourself to please everyone!


  • Your guess is as good as mine! I had a pretty stressful pregnancy and post-pregnancy, and still haven’t really got any drive yet (quite a bit longer than 6 months) but I am also still breastfeeding a LOT. I’d love to hear answers about this topic.


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