Ashley Graham gets candid about sex after childbirth

Sarah Carty
·Features & Style Editor
·2-min read

She gave birth to her son Isaac in January and now model Ashely Graham has opened up about having sex after pregnancy.

The 32-year-old who is married to Justin Ervin told People magazine: "A lot of women have asked me, 'Were you afraid to have sex again?' Not at all, and the reason I wasn't was because I know my vagina was made to have a baby and to push it out, and I knew it was going to go right back [to what it was].

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Model Ashely Graham has opened up about having sex after childbirth. Photo: Instagram/Ashley Graham

"Everything's still in there, it all feels the same, the furniture is just probably rearranged.”

Ashley went on to say that she and her husband, Justin, have made sure they have a date night every Thursday to keep the romance alive and have been timing their intimate moments around Isaac’s naps.

“That has been something that’s been really great, because 24/7 it’s about Isaac and we’re both working parents now, so we need that extra time for ourselves that we used to have all the time.”

According to Healthline: “There’s no definitive timeline that says how long you should wait to have sex after giving birth. However, most doctors recommend women wait four to six weeks following a vaginal delivery.”

Ashley’s candid interview about her sex life comes just days after she was forced to hit back after uploading a naked photo to her Instagram page.

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The model gave birth to her son, Isaac, in January. Photo: Instagram/Ashley Graham

“Nakie big girl,” she captioned the snap, with one person commenting: “I hate that this is seen as ‘big girl’ I see nothing but a beautiful, naturally curvy woman in all her glory..... super sexy and womanly.”

Ashley responded to the criticism defending her use of the word ‘big’.

“I hear what you’re saying. But if you look at ‘big’ as a positive or love then you can see it like I do. I love my big strong beautiful body,” she said, a comment praised by her followers.

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