Every parent who comes before you wants to chime in on how different your life will be after becoming a mom. You'll hear about how much love a baby brings to your life, how each milestone is as exciting as the last, and how very little sleep you'll get in the first year. But that's not the full story. What are the things they're not telling you? The tid-bits people leave out because it might be too strange to work into casual conversation? Like, the weird things that happen during sex after a vaginal delivery. Because that's not a topic that comes up too often at a group dinner.
It's true that your lady parts go through a lot during childbirth, but you may be surprised to learn that all that pain and pushing could pay off in ways you never imagined. Aside from producing a beautiful child you can claim as your own, delivering a baby tinkers with your anatomy just enough to make certain spots extra tingly. Which only seems right after what your vagina has been through. But in the sake of full disclosure, I should tell you that not all outcomes are this rosy, and there are a few less pleasant occurrences as well.
To see what you can expect in the bedroom after your vaginal delivery, check out these nine weird experiences you may find yourself passing on as a warning to a new mom one day.