You may be uncomfortable, or thinking about your new baby, or not able to achieve an orgasm at all — no matter how hard you try. Created by hopeladawn Last post 3 years ago. Focusing during sex requires that the amygdala shuts off; if not, you may not be able to achieve an orgasm. That's what I thought as I was opening it, after the whole orgasmic birth mix-up! That was my silver lining. July 4, at 8:
That was my silver lining.
Masturbation after birth
For others it takes a little longer—sometimes up to a year, says Riley—but they do get there. Personally, with my first, I had a c-section and was having sex again in 3 weeks. October 9, at December 21, at 7: Some women say postpartum sex gets back to normal within a few times. Foreplay in my house is usually one of us saying, "Want to have sex?