Get back to physical intimacy with your partner after childbirth with these tips on sex and birth control methods
By Dr Janice TUNG,
Associate Consultant and Associate Professor Tan Thiam Chye, Visiting Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, KK Women's and Children's Hospital
Having a baby marks a milestone in your family life but it's also important that you continue to build a strong and intimate relationship with your partner. Most mums are able to resume sex after six weeks, although some women may not be in the mood. Here are some pointers you can use for sex after giving birth:
Related: Resuming Sexual Relations and Contraception
If you and your partner are not ready to have another child yet, there are many birth control options you can use after delivery:
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The New Art and Science of Pregnancy and Childbirth 2008, World Scientific
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22 Nov 2023
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