But make it clear that, although your focus is on your baby, this doesn’t mean you don’t love them or are pushing them away.
If he’s in your bed be careful, or put him in his crib. Don’t compare yourself to other mum – they may not be admitting their true situation anyway.
Low oestrogen levels may also reduce desire for some women and they may find that they have a less sensitive clitoris too.
Levels of testosterone (the hormone that boosts libido) also fall, and prolactin (the milk-supply hormone) rises.
If it is still sensitive you may prefer to find positions that don't put pressure on the scar.
Tiredness, fear of pain, or other fears generally, such as any vaginal or scar tissue reopening, may all play a part in your readiness to resume sex.