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Nova Scotia’s Leader in Couples Sexual Health Research

Myth Busting: Sex After Baby

By: Erin T. Fitzpatrick There are many commonly held beliefs about what sex will (or won't) look like after the transition to parenthood. In this blog post, we will debunk of a few of these myths!MYTH: Everyone will be ready to have sex 6-weeks after giving birth....

Is it all downhill from here? Changes to new mothers’ sexual function in the year following childbirth

By Samantha Dawson, PhD This blog is a summary of our published article: Dawson, S. J., Vaillancourt-Morel, M-P., Pierce, M., & Rosen, N. O. (in press). Biopsychosocial predictors of trajectories of postpartum sexual function in first-time mothers. Health...

Managing Emotions: The Best Strategies for FSIAD Couples

By Justin Dubé This blog is a summary of our published article: Dubé, J. P., Corsini-Munt, S., Muise, A., & Rosen, N. O. (2019). Emotion regulation in couples affected by female sexual interest/arousal disorder. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 48(8), 2491-2506....

Why We Have Sex Matters! Sexual Motivations in Couples with Low Desire

By Emma Drudge This blog is a summary of our published article: Bockaj, A., Rosen, N. O., & Muise, A. (2019). Sexual motivation in couples coping with female sexual interest/arousal disorder: A comparison with control couples, Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy,...

I hear you – but do you hear me? The Role of Depressive Symptoms and Attachment Styles in Partner Responsiveness

 By Stephanie Grantham This blog is a summary of our published article: Bosisio, M., Pâquet, M., Bois, K., Rosen, N. O., & Bergeron, S. (2019). Are depressive symptoms and attachment styles associated with observed and perceived partner responsiveness in couples...

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We are always recruiting participants for our studies. If you or your partner are interested in a being a part of our research do not hesitate to contact us to find out what studies we have available.

You can also email us at rosenlab@dal.ca or call us at 902-494-4223

Dr Rosen's Private Practice

Dr. Rosen is currently offering a limited number of appointments on Thursday mornings for sex and couples therapy.

Check out our latest blog post by CaSH Lab RA @erintfitzy that busts a few common myths about "sex after baby"!

https://natalieorosen.com/myth-busting-sex-after-baby/

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