I have no desire to have sex. This has been going on for a while, but I recently gave birth and it has gotten worse. I don't want to even think about having sex. In fact, I am dreading when the time comes that I am allowed to have sex again. My husband is always complaining about not having enough sex, and we fight all the time about. It makes me feel horrible. I feel like he equates affection with sex, that every kiss has to lead to that, so in turn there is little affection in our relationship either. I don't know what to do. OB says to just work at it, but I don't want to. How do I increase my sex drive
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the loss of libido/sexdrive after childbirth. This lack of sex drive can be due to hormonal changes that occur in the body during this time or the psychological trauma of child birth.
It can also be due to anemia, overacyive pituitary gland causing hyperprolactinaemia or abnormalities in the production of luteinising hormone (LH). My sincere advice is to consult a gynecologist and get these possibilities ruled out. Psychological sessions of both the partners also help.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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