I would like to begin this exploration of maternal sexuality (and I promise I tried to think of a way to make that sound less creepy) with a big disclaimer: mom sex (aka having sex after you've become a mother) is good sex. Or, you know, it can be. Or, rather, mom sex isn't generally all that much different from the sex anyone else is having at any give time. Sometimes it's awesome; Sometimes it's mediocre; Sometimes it's just not happening; Sometimes its absence is a welcome break. You know, typical sex stuff. However, here are some things that moms think after sex that are pretty particular to the parents crowd.
After a child has taken up residence in your home, it's not that the sexy feelings go away (okay, sometimes parenthood kills your sex drive and that's absolutely normal), but there is more to take into account when attempting to facilitate (and act on) said sexy feelings. Your energy levels and your noise levels and technical difficulties revolving around hormone levels, all factor into how (and if) things are going to go. Honestly, I've found that actual sex after you've had kids is sex that hasn't changed all that much (okay, lactating during sex is a little, um, different, but so not a big deal), it's really the build-up and the wind-down that's taken a turn.
There was once a time when the only thoughts I routinely had after sex were, "That was great," "I have to pee," and, "I need something to eat, I'm freakin' starving." Now, well, I have a bit more on my mind, including but not limited to: