Sexual issues are believed to be private and people tend to keep it to themselves and often postpartum sexuality is not routinely discussed with women during antenatal and postnatal care. An analysis of findings from seventeen countries. Sexuality during pregnancy and the year postpartum. Results The response rate for the questionnaires was A woman is said to have a sexual morbidity in this study if she reported one or more sexual problems on resumption of sexual activity after the last delivery.
Women in our setting resume sexual intercourse early after childbirth without the use of contraception and often with associated sexual morbidity. Subjects and Methods: A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only.
For otherwise healthy women, it's OK to begin using combined birth control pills and other types of combined hormonal birth control one month after childbirth. Pregnancy related health services are likely to expose women to various types of reproductive information and services including the practice of modern contraception. Questions to ascertain reasons for resumption and non-resumption of sexual intercourse among the women were multiple choices. Vulvar and vaginal atrophy:
These differences in rates of resumption of postpartum sexual intercourse may be attributable to diverse cultural and religious practices and sexual attitudes of women in different parts of the world. Products and Services Book: Introduction The delivery of a child brings about a variety of changes to the mother's health and wellbeing including fatigue, depression and changes in sexual function.