Dr. Gail Saltz: Sex Drive and Your Husband After Baby

Why men have just as much trouble getting intimate after pregnancy

Sex might be the last thing on a new mom’s mind amid all the stresses of caring for a newborn. But between witnessing the birth process and adjusting to the new lifestyle after baby has arrived, men can be left feeling just as disconnected to intimacy after pregnancy. iVillage’s emotional wellness expert, psychiatrist Gail Saltz, says giving your husband the time he needs to recover and carving out time for just the two of you are the keys to resuscitating your sex life.

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