The months after childbirth can be some of the most vulnerable ones of a woman's life. Her hormones are running rampant, leaving her more emotional than ever, and her body is trying to bounce back from giving birth. These two factors can make jumping back in the sack a bit of a shock, as things have likely changed since the last time you had sex. One thing you may notice is that your have trouble orgasming after birth.
The good news is, this is not an uncommon experience (after all, you just put your body through an arduous experience.) But you still may wonder whether or not your struggle to achieve the Big O is normal. I definitely wondered if mine was; from loss of libido to episiotomy complications, I had a hard time achieving a postpartum orgasm.
In talking to my OB-GYN, however, I realized I am not alone in the post-baby bedroom battle. There are various reasons new moms may struggle to reach the Big O, from the physical to the emotional. But with patience and care, most women find themselves once again happily orgasming. Here are five of the more common reasons women struggle to have postpartum orgasms, as well as various ways to work through them. Implement a few of these tricks, and it won’t be long till you find yourself orgasming again.