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For New Moms, Vaginal and Caesarean Births Have Similar Sexual Effects

For New Moms, Vaginal and Caesarean Births Have Similar Sexual EffectsSome mothers-to-be worry about having sexual problems after childbirth. And it’s true that some issues, like vaginal dryness and low sex drive, do occur temporarily. The emotional ups and downs and fatigue associated with being a new parent can take their toll on one’s sex life, too.

But does method of childbirth make a difference when it comes to postpartum sexual health? Do women who deliver their babies vaginally tend to have more sexual issues than those who have a Caesarean section? A recent study from Iran suggests that the answer is no.

The study took place in 2014, involving 177 women who had their first babies in Sabzevar, Iran two years previously. The women answered questions about their age, length of marriage, delivery, and education.

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