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Is every pregnant woman's sex drive different?

Not only is every pregnant woman's sex drive different, but her level of sexual desire will more than likely fluctuate throughout her pregnancy and following childbirth. These changes are due to many factors including changes in hormones, psychological stressors, body satisfaction and social factors. If you are bothered by any of these factors or feel that these changes are impacting you negatively, don't be afraid to talk with your OB. Often, they can make recommendations that will ease your concerns in these areas.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Just as every woman and every pregnancy are different, so is every woman's sex drive - and yours may change from day to day or hour to hour. The X factor in the sex-drive equation is the relationship between your changing moods and your changing body, both of which are influenced by your changing hormone levels. The result is that how you feel about your body (and how you think your partner feels about your body) plays a part in whether or not you want to do the satin-sheet salsa.
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