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Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Nursing and sex
Of course, every woman is different, and many nursing mothers report that breastfeeding doesn't affect their libido one way or another. Some even feel more sexual than their bottle-feeding peers, finding breastfeeding an extremely pleasant, and even sensual, experience that can translate into amorous feelings for their partner.

In brief: Nursing and sex
Of course, every woman is different, and many nursing mothers report that breastfeeding doesn't affect their libido one way or another. Some even feel more sexual than their bottle-feeding peers, finding breastfeeding an extremely pleasant, and even sensual, experience that can translate into amorous feelings for their partner.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Breastfeeding is a big part of a new mom's daily life, and does influence her sex drive.
The influence can be for the better or for the worse, depending on many, many factors (such as her views on breastfeeding, how easy or hard it is for her to breastfeed, her body image, her relationship with her husband, etc. . ..).

In brief: Yes
Breastfeeding is a big part of a new mom's daily life, and does influence her sex drive.
The influence can be for the better or for the worse, depending on many, many factors (such as her views on breastfeeding, how easy or hard it is for her to breastfeed, her body image, her relationship with her husband, etc. . ..).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
The horomones that regulate breast milk production can result in dry and atrophic vaginal tissue.
This can markedly decrease the sex drive. Exhaustion from around the clock feedings also can have a dramatic impact on sex drive.

In brief: Yes
The horomones that regulate breast milk production can result in dry and atrophic vaginal tissue.
This can markedly decrease the sex drive. Exhaustion from around the clock feedings also can have a dramatic impact on sex drive.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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