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Not me. It got worse to the point I'm still turned off. I would rather just hang out than fool around. I don't even like being touched.
 

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Following this space... dh has been WAY more frisky this pp period than after any of our other babes so I've actually had to think about it. :lol I could probably do a month of baby snuggling bliss before it would cross my mind. I had a tear that I opted not to have sutured (not used to this, I've either been intact or stitched before) but it seems to be healing well? It will be new territory to gauge my readiness...
 

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Me too on the tear @blissful_maia! I think I have a couple, actually, but midwife said as long as I kept my legs together it should heal well (how do you do that??) But I definitely felt it a lot in the beginning and I think that salve really helped it to heal quickly. It's at the "bottom" of my perineum though which worries me about sex being painful. I'm thinking I'll wait longer than usual because of it. I'm not sure midwife got a good look at it since she didn't examine me when I was laying in bed - just a peek when I was still in the shower and then another as I sat on the toilet. I actually panicked a little thinking maybe she should have stitched it (them?) but I guess it's too late now... I was afraid to even look down there for a bit! I tore a bit with my first but off to the sides and minor tears and they were stitched. Then a super minor tear with #2 that didn't get stitched and then no tears with or #3 or #4 so it sucks extra bad to tear with #5 but that's what I get for being impatient and pushing when I should have just breathed... I also feel a bit achy around the tear after being on my feet for too long and that's a new sensation for me.

How do you make the call as far as stitching not stitching?

I have my 2 week pp visit this week and I'll ask midwife to check out my perineum (which will surely cause me all sorts of anxiety!)
 
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