From Ouch! To Ahhh…The New Mom’s Guide To Sex After Baby is available in print and digital formats.
Recently featured on Portland.citymomsblog.com.
You know how it goes…you used to love sex, you used to feel sexy, but now? You sleep in a bra stuffed with nursing pads, and slap your partner’s hand away when he or she leans in for a hug.
You are in awe of what your body has gone through to birth this delicious baby you now seem to be entirely responsible for, and yet you don’t recognize yourself when you look in the mirror.
Your breast identity is also in upheaval. Are breasts for feeding? For pleasure? For both? For neither?
Your body is a whirling, swirling elixir of postpartum hormones and exhaustion, coupled with the never-ending needs of a tiny infant. You are simultaneously experiencing the most intense identity change you will ever have. And your friends think they are multitasking?
You wonder if something is wrong with you because your sexual libido seems to be hibernating. Or is it actually gone for good? You worry about the consequences on your relationship. And anyhow, when are you supposed to have sex? The baby doesn’t sleep…plus, you are oh-so-tired.
Take a deep breath, it gets better. I promise. In the meantime, here’s what you need to know about sex. (READ MORE)
Articles published in the U.S.
My writing has been featured in various publications, including San Diego Family, Maritime News, Minnesota Parent, Southland Family Times, Valley Parent Magazine, Hudson Valley Parent, and Orlando Family Magazine.
Reignite Your Sex Life was published in Australia, in January, 2015 in My Child Australia parenting magazine.
Sex After Baby (in Serbian, 10 saveta za mame: Kako da rasplamsate svoj seksualni život posle porođaja), was published on the Serbian website Yumama as well as in the Sunday edition of the newspaper Blic, in October, 2014.
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