When a couple becomes parents, many issues can cause their sex life to suffer. Most of these issues revolve around a woman’s changed role from lover to mother. She may be exhausted, experiencing body issues, and dealing with the fact that prolactin, the nursing hormone, represses sexual desire. He may see her as “pure” and “Madonna-like.” All of this can make sex after the birth of a baby complicated. There are several things a couple can do to balance their roles as parents and lovers. One of the most important is to view their marriage as just as important as a child or work client and give it regular attention.

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