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How to prepare your patient for the many nuances of postpartum sexuality

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Sexual health resources on the Web

For clinicians

American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists – A not-for-profit, interdisciplinary professional organization comprising sexuality educators, sexuality counselors, sex therapists, physicians, social workers, and other clinicians. Its home page links to a referral page and other resources. http://www.aasect.org" target="_blank">http://www.aasect.org

Association of Reproductive Health Professionals offers a resource for clinicians on postpartum counseling about sexuality. http://www.arhp.org/publications-and-resources/quick-reference-guide-for-clinicians/postpartum-counseling/contraception" target="_blank">http://www.arhp.org/publications-and-resources/quick-reference-guide-for-clinicians/postpartum-counseling/contraception

For patients

Mayo Clinic provides a fact sheet entitled “Sex after pregnancy: Set your own timeline.” http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sex-after-pregnancy/PR00146" target="_blank">http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sex-after-pregnancy/PR00146

Sex and a Healthier You – This site offers information for patients on sexuality and relationships. http://www.sexandahealthieryou.org/sex-health/index.html" target="_blank">http://www.sexandahealthieryou.org/sex-health/index.html

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