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How do I get my sex drive back after having my first baby?

How do I get my sex drive back after having my first baby?

Sex drive: Also if you are breastfeeding your sexual drive will be very low. Indeed this is a time where you need support and understanding. ...Read more

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Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


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I just had my first baby 3 months ago. How do I get my sex drive back? Please help!

I just had my first baby 3 months ago. How do I get my sex drive back? Please help!

Don't stress out: It will come back. You are going through hormonal changes every day. If you are breasfeeding, it may come back once you stop it or along the way but later on. Can you be depressed? Post partum depression may be the culprit! if not depressed, just wait a few more months and it will get better. ...Read more

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How can I get my sex drive back after having a child?

How can I get my sex drive back after having a child?

Talk with your OB: Low sex drive can result from fatigue, depression or hormone changes. It is best to discuss this with your ob/gyn who can best investigate for the cause of the low libido. ...Read more

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I had my first sex on my period, what will happen? I'm so afraid! I don't want to get pregnant now.

I had my first sex on my  period, what will happen? I'm so afraid! I don't want to get pregnant now.

Plan B: Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. Having sex on your period is a low risk time but always use condoms and consider starting birth control to prevent these scares in the future. ...Read more

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I had my first baby 6 months ago, and after that i lost my drive for sex. what can i do to restore my desire for sex, what drug or food do i take.

I had my first baby 6 months ago, and after that i lost my drive for sex. what can i do to restore my desire for sex, what drug or food do i take.

It's complicated: Women's sex drives are fueled by many different factors. Certainly hormones play a big role, and yours aren't back to normal yet. But also, fatigue, stress, depression, diet, exercise, all play a role. If it's been a while since you've had sex, you may want to make time to get "reacquainted" with your husband, with non-intercourse touching (like massage) and see where that takes you. ...Read more

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I ovalute on the 29th , when should me and my boyfriend start having sex so i can get pregnant ?

I ovalute on the 29th , when should me and my boyfriend start having sex so i can get pregnant ?

TTC: If you are certain of that time frame then you might start trying 2-3 days before and continue until a day or two afterward. ...Read more

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How can I get my period back I haven't gotten it the last time I had it was June 24 and I finish July 8 and me and my husband been talking about having a baby?

How can I get my period back I haven't gotten it the last time I had it was June 24 and I finish  July 8 and me and my husband been talking about having  a baby?

Irergular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated especially if trying to get pregnant. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. . Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I don't want to become pregnant and my period ended yesterday. How long should I wait before I have sex with my partner?

I don't want to become pregnant and my period ended yesterday. How long should I wait before I have sex with my partner?

Not long: Using natural family planning or the rhythm method and assuming regular periods, you can have sex now until about day 9-10 of your cycle and then again from about day 21-22 through your period (sex during your period is fine, just messy). If your cycles are not regular, then the "unsafe time" is longer. But today, unless you have 10 day periods, should be a good day. ...Read more

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What to do if i got my period the day after having unprotected sex, can I still get pregnant?

What to do if i got my period the day after having unprotected sex, can I still get pregnant?

Pregnancy: If you had a normal period then you should not be pregnant. Please use protection 100% of the time if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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My husband & I had unprotected sex the 25 the day before I got my period so since I let him cum in side me can I still get pregnant?Trying for 2baby

My husband & I had unprotected sex the 25 the day before I got my period so since I let him cum in side me can I still get pregnant?Trying for 2baby

No, not at that time: A woman cannot get her normal regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her normal period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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I had safe sex before 3 days . I suppose to get my periods yesterday but still i didn't get it. Pls tell me how can I get my periods back soon . Pls re?

I had safe sex before 3 days . I suppose to get my periods yesterday but still i didn't get it. Pls tell me how can I get my periods back soon . Pls re?

Maybe today: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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How do i control my sex life? I have sex all the time and i sometimes dont want to?

How do i control my sex life? I have sex all the time and i sometimes dont want to?

Sex not the problem: Your out of control sex life is merely one aspect of your life not moving the way it should. You should speak with a trusted adult or counselor to help gain insight. Teenage girls often give sex to get love, and boys (pretend to) give love to get sex. Both lose out. Have more respect for yourself, and build your self-esteem in a healthier fashion. ...Read more

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Tomorrow should be my last day of my period if I have sex and my boyfriend pulls out can I get pregnant?

Tomorrow should be my last day of my period if I have sex and my boyfriend pulls out can I get pregnant?

Risk: There is a risk of pregnancy. Even if he pulls out there could be pre-ejaculate (or even ejactulate) released in the vagina. If there is still viable sperm in your body and you ovulate early then pregnancy could occur. ...Read more

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I lost my sex drive. How can I get it back?

I lost my sex drive. How can I get it back?

Depends: It depends on why you lost it. Libido is complicated. Stress is probably the most common cause. Stress could be at work or at home. Low hormones, medication, fatigue, lack of sleep and a very long list of other issues can contribute to loss of libido. Start by talking to your family doc. ...Read more

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Will going on birth control help me get my period back im irregular havent had it in 4 months.. And could I get pregnant after I get my period back ?

Will going on birth control help me get my period back im irregular havent had it in 4 months..  And could I get pregnant after I get my period back ?

See a gyn...: In short, yes - there are times when starting oral contraceptive pills are used to help with irregular periods; however, you need to be seen and evaluated by a GYN for cause. If you are ovulating, you can get pregnant... so, if you are OCP's which prevent ovulation the chances are significantly less. If you don't want to be pregnant - don't feel "safe" just because you have missed your periods. ...Read more

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I had sex right after my period on the 27th on feb now when I smell any type of fragency I want to throw up if I am pregnant how soon would feel it?

I had sex right after my period on the 27th on feb now when I smell any type of fragency I want to throw up if I am pregnant how   soon would feel it?

See your physician: It would be a good idea to see your physician to determine two things. Emesis and concern about pregnancy. Have a beta HCG quantatative test done to see if you are pregnant and how fast the beta HCG is rising. There are many causes of emesis and it is difficult to know the cause without a detailed history and physical. ...Read more

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If I had unprotected sex yesterday and I suppose to come on my period in three days what's the chances of me being pregnant ? I want to have ababy

If I had unprotected sex yesterday and I suppose to come on my period in three days what's the chances of me being pregnant ? I want to have ababy

Less likely: Having sex mid cycle is the best time to get pregnant. Usually as you approach your period the lining of your uterus is getting less likely to accept a fertilized egg. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if I have sex right after my period how i will i know?

Can i get pregnant if I have sex right after my period how i will i know?

Calendar Method: Depends a lot upon the duration of your period & the overall length of your menstrual cycle. Sperm can survive 5-7days within a woman; an egg survives 24hours. For women who have a very short cycle & long period, you potentially could be having sex very close to when you are ovulating. Try to avoid sex from cycle day 8-20 (the first day of period is day one of your cycle) to be safe. ...Read more

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I and my fiance had sex while I was having my period will I be able to get pregnant?

I and my fiance had sex while I was having my period  will I be able to get pregnant?

Unlikely.: When your blood is flowing your uterus is shedding the lining necessary for implantation of a fertilized egg. Therefore very unlikely, but in medicine there is a saying..."never say never.". ...Read more

Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more