Finding Connection During Postpartum

By: Care Messer | Podcast, Postpartum, Sex & Intimacy | June 13, 2024

Dr. Rose is back and this time we are talking about your relationship during the postpartum time. There are so many complexities for sex, intimacy and even wanting to be touched in postpartum relationships. (see episode 022 from Season 1 to hear Rose talk about Sex and Intimacy during Pregnancy)

Rose shares invaluable insights and actionable strategies to help couples enhance their connection and rediscover intimacy after welcoming a new baby. It’s practical advice for navigating changes in libido and intimacy after childbirth where hormones are still adjusting and the lack of sleep is exhausting.

Emphasizing open communication and a menu of pleasurable activities, we discuss the importance of building connection and pleasure without pressure. Dr. Rose highlights the hormonal shifts affecting desire and suggests ways to reintroduce intimacy gradually. this episode is dedicated to empowering parents to strengthen their bond and embrace the beauty of their evolving relationship during the postpartum period.

You can work with Rose one on one or join one of her group programs at her website

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About the author:
Care is the founder of the Birth Education Center, San Diego HypnoBirthing and Cuddle Sanctuary San Diego. She is a Birth Educator, Hypnotherapist, Birth and Postpartum Doula, INNATE Care Provider, Erotic Blueprint Coach and also professional Cuddler. She specializes in connection work between people and increasing self boundaries for a more balanced life together.


All group classes are held online with everyone’s cameras on to cultivate the intimacy between families.

We have no date yet for returning to in-person group classes.