Fear-Based Reasons For Not Engaging in Sexual Activity During Pregnancy

By Jaimie Beveridge This blog summarizes our recently published paper: Beveridge, J. K., Vannier, S. A., & Rosen, N. O. (2017). Fear-based reasons for not engaging in sexual activity during pregnancy: Associations with sexual and relationship well-being. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology. doi: 10.1080/0167482X.2017.1312334. TV shows and movies love to joke about having sex […]

How does sexuality before pregnancy affect sexuality during and after pregnancy?

  By Jaimie Beveridge Perhaps unsurprisingly, research has found that many women experience changes to their sexuality and sexual relationship during pregnancy and the postpartum period [1]. These changes can include: decreases in how often women desire and engage in sex, decreases in their ability to get aroused and wet and orgasm during sex, decreases […]

Sexual satisfaction: What is it and why does it matter?

By Jaimie Beveridge Women’s ability to desire and enjoy sex has been largely disregarded throughout history. For centuries, women in the Western world were restricted in their ability to engage in and enjoy sexual activities so much so that they had to go to their doctor to seek “treatment” (aka a genital massage) for their […]

Living with Lichen Sclerosus

Have you ever heard of Lichen Sclerosus? One women talks to use about her experience living with this often painful skin condition.