It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Breastfeeding Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 06-28-2010, 08:58 AM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 2
kentuckyredneck HB User
Wife's sex drive went crazy after she stopped breastfeeding

As stated in the title, my wife's sex drive went crazy after she stopped breastfeeding. we are both wondering how to replicate it now. can anyone help.

Here's the situation. After multiple births and long periods of breastfeeding, our fifth child finally weened herself off of breastmilk. this was the first time in close to 12 years my wife wasn't breastfeeding. A week goes by and she has a menstrual cycle. Now about two weeks into the next cycle, she goes absolutely insane with a sex drive. I'd estimate it to go from about 4-6 times a month, usually because of my sex drive, to her actually saying she "needed" it about four times a day. This lasted about a week and in the middle of her next cycle, her drive was just under half of the previous months. now, its back to normal. we are both educated enough to know that there was a hormone imbalance. also, we are VERY committed on our marriage and open with communication between ourselves to our wants and desires.

We would both like to know what hormone her system was inhibiting or overproducing, and whether or not it's somewhat replicatable.

 
Old 08-01-2010, 04:47 PM   #2
Member
(female)
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 60
tigerlily32 HB User
Re: Wife's sex drive went crazy after she stopped breastfeeding

This happened to me after all 3 of my babies were born..its likely that it is progesterone that the body is producing after the weaning to kick start the cycles again...I would not try to replicate it with hormones..a lil foreplay always does it for me..I have a high sex drive anyways..even when I was pregnant me and my BF were having sex 2-3 times a day right up to 9 months..the key to all of it is making time for each other, even with kiddos...you can't replicate it with hormones..synthetic hormones are designed for birth control..she felt the surge of hormones in her body that triggered her desire..but don't be fooled..the body is ready for pregnancy soon after a birth...its getting ready for anotherlmao...soooooo...just have time for one another..and just experiment..it will all come back in time!:-)..Goodluck!:-)

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Newly Married and NO sex drive Flamingo22 Sexual Health - Women 16 08-12-2010 06:16 PM
My Wife has been suffering for 2 years with the same simptoms about the same time of rugby Gallbladder 6 07-07-2010 10:59 AM
Wife never initiates sex, what to do? Samoh Sexual Health - General 24 03-25-2009 12:28 PM
Helping my wife and our marriage asfullax Relationship Health 10 01-25-2008 10:40 PM
Trying to win my wife back after she filed for divorce Jim1961 Divorce & Separation 126 04-18-2007 11:46 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



masonsmommy08 (2), UmbrellaFella (1), Basswife (1), whiteher (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1182), MSJayhawk (1015), Apollo123 (913), Titchou (862), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (763), ladybud (760), midwest1 (671), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:00 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!