Ladies, did your sex drive fall off after childbirth, and if so, how long did it

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (5 posts)
  1. pb3131 profile image64
    pb3131posted 8 years ago

    Ladies, did your sex drive fall off after childbirth, and if so, how long did it take to come back?

    For women who have had children, did you experience a decrease of sex drive after giving birth. If so, approximately how long was it before you got back to your previous level of interest in sex?

  2. wychic profile image88
    wychicposted 8 years ago

    For me, the lack of sex drive only lasted until I'd healed relatively well -- about a month -- before coming back to normal. However, the actual ability to perform at my previous level took about three months because of severe anemia. That said, I'm told my normal drive is a little on the high side anyway, so I won't be surprised if many women take much longer to get back to it.

  3. FeniqueS profile image74
    FeniqueSposted 8 years ago

    I have giving birth five times (one passed away shortly after birth), had numerous miscarriages.   And after each one my sex drive would disappear.  The time frame was different with each. 

    The live births for the first two babies 3 months each.  Also I did not have an appetite for food.  I drank a lot of liquid.

    For the third baby no sex drive for 9 months also same with food. But with this one I had found out I had miss carried twice. ( I was fertile a lot) 

    After the baby that died, 9 months to a year.  Grieving process on top of what I normally go through after childbirth.

    Now the last, that was exactly 3 yrs after.  He is now 18 yrs old.

    It was like I was going through a hiatus.  I was so close to my 40's, when I hit 39.  BAMM!  Then for the next 5-7 yrs.  MAN!  I LOVED my 40's decade.  Then it tapered off, for a few years, but is now stable in my beautiful 50's.

    I hope this helps for the answer.

  4. MickS profile image70
    MickSposted 8 years ago

    I'm wondering why the question is started with, 'ladies' as if men also go through childbirth?  It's as bad as the phrase, 'if a pregnant woman,' presumably men get pregnant too but don't count.

  5. profile image0
    kellieshellposted 8 years ago

    I think all women are different, some go through depression after childirth and it seems to take longer than others

Closed to reply
 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)