You don't need anyone to tell you how radically your body's form and function have changed. Taking care of yourself is the first step toward feeling sexual again—and loving—toward him.
At the other end of the emotional spectrum, you may love your new breasts and the sensuality of nursing, but worry that your feelings are inappropriate. Is Your Sex Life Over? Or if what your partner misses most is your undivided attention at dinner, start lining up sitters for regular nights away from the baby.
Here's the lowdown on what to expect in the bedroom and how to adapt. Having sex after Baby can be a very different experience. Is there a silver lining to all of this hard work?
I even wanted to taste my wife's breast milk, but she wouldn't let me. That way, he'll gain confidence in himself as a father and bond more with the baby. Partners who feel comfortable with nursing may even find creative ways of incorporating breast milk into lovemaking, perhaps by helping you hand-express milk to avoid leaking, or using the milk for extra lubrication when your vagina is dry.
To add to the discomfort, during the first months of nursing, your hormones will be in an uproar and your nipples will get so much action they'll probably sting. Of course it wasn't.