Even better, you and your partner easily can boost oxytocin all day long: just a 20 to 30-second hug can raise oxytocin levels in both men and women.
Other potential quickies: Re-discovering the art of the kiss.
The result: Oxytocin helps to create a sense of emotional intimacy, relaxation, contentment and trust.
Scientists have even found that oxytocin helps relieve stress, improve mood and lower blood pressure.
According to a recent survey by the online magazine Baby Talk, just 24% of parents say they’re satisfied with their post-baby sex lives, compared to 66% who were happy before they had children.