Hormones

MOTHERHOOD: Are you afraid to have sex after giving birth?

MOTHERHOOD: Are you afraid to have sex after giving birth?

There are arbitrary numbers out there when it comes to birth and the postpartum period. You get a 6 week check from your GP, which somewhat attempts to lump EVERYTHING into the one basket. So, when you were informed that you could have sex (if you were informed), how did you feel? Did you feel ready or did this tick of approval see you mentally running away in your head? 

PREGNANCY: A time to be creative with sex

PREGNANCY: A time to be creative with sex

There are a few times in life where your body changes and you just have to go with it. One such time is pregnancy – there is only so much that you can control per se as when you tend to defy your body’s messages and requests, you are often left with another inconvenience shortly after.

LIBIDO: How hormones affect our sex drive

LIBIDO: How hormones affect our sex drive

Did you know that having unstable blood sugar levels can go on to increase the stress response in your body, which lowers your sex drive? So getting your libido back isn’t just about lowering the triggers to stress but also eating in a consistent way to reduce the likelihood of adrenal stress (think sugar, alcohol and caffeine).