These 10 Real Women Share How Their Relationships Changed After Having A Baby

‘IT BROUGHT US CLOSER TOGETHER’

“I’ve never been more in love with my husband than I am now. Now I’m in love with him and our baby.” —Grace, 30

‘I WAS SCARED TO JUMP BACK INTO Sεχ’

“Sεχ after a baby can be completely terrifying! I mean….do you know what just happened down there? For me, [after] a glass of wine and a romantic date, somehow those nerves melt away and it becomes easier to connect. You’ll know when you’re ready, and I promise you that it isn’t as scary as it seems! It’s kind of like ripping off a Band-Aid; the anticipation is terrible, but when you do it, you learn it’s really not so bad!” —Shannon, 35

‘MY PARTNER WAS A HUGE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT’

“I experienced a lot of depression after having my baby. Luckily, my partner was extremely supportive and helped get me through it.

“I could easily have been with someone who wasn’t as amazing and wound up screwed over in some way. We’re so much stronger now than we were before having kids. We had our second last year.” —Maureen*, 37

‘HAVING Sεχ AGAIN WAS SO PAINFUL’

“[My] husband and I were raring to [have sεχ after six weeks]. And it hurt. As soon as we started, I realized I forgot we were supposed to use lübε. And then just as I told him I think we need to stop because it hurt too much, the baby started crying.” —smc0551, Reddit

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