It’s Not Just You: Some New Parents Stop Having Sex For Years

“While what’s considered a “typical” or “healthy” sex life varies from couple to couple, Dr. Rosen says the key is whether or not one or both partners is distressed, worried, or bothered by what they see as negative changes to their sex lives.” Read the full article here

Dal in search of men with low desire

Initially the research was focusing on couples where a woman was experiencing low sexual desire when we started to get questions about when a man has low desire. This article in the Chronicle Herald, June 14, 2018, talks about the expansion to include males struggling with this issue.   Read the full article here.

Just the tip: How to talk to health care providers about pain during sex.

Rebellious (April 24, 2018) magazine for women spoke to experts, including Dr Rosen on sexual pain. This article provides an inclusive approach to the problem with advice for all genders by referencing “people with penises” (PWP) and “people with vaginas” (PWV). Read the full article here.

What no one tells you about vaginal tearing in childbirth.

Mothers are so focused on the baby, they often ignore their own wellbeing. If you’re experiencing pain or other symptoms after a tear, Dr Rosen advises consulting with your healthcare provider. Read the full article here on Huffington Post Canada, March 17, 2018    

Fun videos from Halifax sex researchers help new parents get it on

“We wanted to take our research findings and get them into the hands of the people they were intended to help — parents themselves. Brief videos that could be easily shared on social media seemed to be the ideal way to do this,” Dr. Rosen told HuffPost Canada in an email interview February 13, 2018. […]

Let’s talk about sex, post-baby

An article in the Chronicle Herald on February 6, 2018 highlights the information session where the lab launched the #PostBabyHankyPanky intitiative developed from our research with parents transitioning to parenthood.