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Doctor insights on: No Sex Drive After Pregnancy

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What causes a loss of sex drive in pregnancy?

What causes a loss of sex drive in pregnancy?

Different factors: There are different factors. Psychological, hormonal, situational.Indeed some women experience an increase sexual drive. Each body reacts differently to same stress factors. ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose your sex drive in pregnancy?

Is it normal to lose your sex drive in pregnancy?

It can happen: Because of level of discomfort and or feeling less attractive. ...Read more

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What should I do about increasing my sex drive during pregnancy?

What should I do about increasing my sex drive during pregnancy?

Be patient: Some women have increased libido while pregnant; others have less. There's probably a relationship between high Progesterone levels but keep in mind there are also lots of psychological and body image issues that can impact you and your husband. Talk about it frankly and remember: pregnancy isn't permanent! ...Read more

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Is it normal to have major sex drive during the first 6weeks of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have major sex drive during the first 6weeks of pregnancy?

Sure!: Many women have increased sex drive during their first and second trimesters especially. Positive feelings, hormones, and increased blood flow contribute. Take advantage of it before baby comes! ...Read more

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Is it normal that my girlfriend's sex drive has dramatically increased during pregnancy? Shes constantly cheating with multiple guys

Is it normal that my girlfriend's sex drive has dramatically increased during pregnancy? Shes constantly cheating with multiple guys

Maybe, but: That type of promiscuity during pregnancy is certainly not safe because of the potential exposure to many sexually transmitted diseases which could certainly put the fetus at risk not to mention your relationship. Whether of not pregnancy is the cause she needs some impulse control for her own well being. ...Read more

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Is it true during early pregnancy do the male sex drive go up and the females sex drive go low like she be not in the mood or tired?

Is it true during early pregnancy do the male sex drive go up and the females sex drive go low like she be not in the mood or tired?

Variable: In some women libido can decrease in early pregnancy. In others it increases. Male sex drive is generally independent of his partner's pregnancy. ...Read more

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My wife and i haven't had sex since my awesome son was born 11 weeks ago and sex was limited during pregnancy. Her sex drive is low. Is this normal?

It isn't uncommon.: Many women experience exhaustion after being pregnant ; going through labor. The pressure of having a little person to be responsible for 24/7, late night feeding and possibly baby blues can also contribute. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

Loss of sex drive (loss of libido) is a symptom in which a person who used to have sex drive now no longer has interest in relating to other people in a sexual manner. Loss of libido can be caused by emotional trauma, depression, low testosterone, ...Read more


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