Make sure you are well lubricated, this is a very important tip. Plan ahead! Feed the baby and put him or her to sleep with a dry diaper — anything you can do to buy you some time.
You do not want to rush the first time after having a baby. If it’s wrong or rushed it will turn you off to anything after that. And your partner needs to be patient, take it slow, be tender, and listen to you and what you want.
The vagina is where you could really do with a little lubrication as giving birth leaves you very dry. The hormonal changes in your body can lead to a decreased s* drive and vaginal dryness.
One thing almost all new and breastfeeding mothers swear by is lubricants. Invest in some water-based one now, and when you’re ready, you will have some nearby if you need it.
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