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Why do women's sex drives diminish after giving birth?

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In brief: Several factors

These factors include: hormonal changes, anatomic changes, social changes, fatigue, depression, time constraints, and new demands and priorities.

In brief: Several factors

These factors include: hormonal changes, anatomic changes, social changes, fatigue, depression, time constraints, and new demands and priorities.
Dr. Yale Shulman
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Lack of sleep

A new baby is a lot of work.
Nursing is also very time consuming early on. Get your family and friends to help you with the baby as much as possible. Only you can nurse the baby but everyone else can do everything else. Let them help you so that you can get as much sleep as possible. Sleep deprivation is the main reason for lack of sex drive after giving birth.

In brief: Lack of sleep

A new baby is a lot of work.
Nursing is also very time consuming early on. Get your family and friends to help you with the baby as much as possible. Only you can nurse the baby but everyone else can do everything else. Let them help you so that you can get as much sleep as possible. Sleep deprivation is the main reason for lack of sex drive after giving birth.
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