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Childhood-diseases

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Posted by: loreal | 2004/10/22

Q.

<br>after my baby

hi

Its been 7 months after i had my baby and i still cant bring myself to have sex with my partner. I had a very bad birth and i'm trying to forget about it and i really want to give my all to my partner like it use to be. But when i try it's just to hard everything just comes back to me.

How can i get over it. The thing is that i almost died givving birth to my son and i even told my partner that i don't want anymore children. Anyway i just need some help please.

Regards

Loreal

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not the correct person to assist, but our online pschychiatrist may be able to help. Your feelings are pefectly understandable and normal, even for a mother who has not had such a traumatic birth.

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Posted by: Purple | 2004/10/22

Speak with your gynae about post natal depression, ask to be referred to a psychologist or a psychiatrist, who will be able to assist you in getting over your fear.

Good luck, I know how you feel. I'm on anti-depressents now, and my sex life has returned to almost normal. My baby is 8 months old, I went into shock after the birth.

I'm just worried as I have to start weaning off the anti depressants in two months time, but I am going to discuss staying on them for a little longer.

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