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Sexuality in pregnancy and in the time post partum

Pregnancy means change for a couple.The relationship between two people become a threesome relationship. This has an impact on sexuality, which may be either positive or negative. On the one hand, pregnancy and give birth may cause a large and intense, even sexual nearby. On the other hand, however, the consequences of childbirth (perineal tear, physical changes) or the double burden of women or the intensive orientation on children, a decrease of sexual activity conditions.The most common post partum defendant sexual dysfunctions are dyspareunia and loss of libido. In gynecological practice, it is important to the couple in this regard during pregnancy preventive care to. Post partum must be made in accordance with emerging problems of therapeutic services. It has also repeatedly syndiastic their relationship are highlighted.

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Sexuality,pregnancy, childbirth, couple relationship

Hans-Joachim Ahrendt1, Cornelia Friedrich2, Peter Dreyer3
1 Praxis für Frauenheilkunde, Klinische Forschung und Weiterbildung, Magdeburg
2 Praxis für Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Sexualmedizin, Köthen
3 HELIOS Klinik Bad Berleburg, Bad Berleburg

Reviewer: Antje Akkan, Bergisch-Gladbach und Christine Klapp, Berlin

Ahrendt H. J. Sexualität... Gynakol Geburtsmed Gynakol Endokrinol 2010;6(3):222-232 publiziert 30.11.10 ©akademos Wissenschaftsverlag 2010 ISSN 1614-8533