Resources cover the basics of sexual anatomy, fertility, and intimacy after spinal cord injury. They also cover gender-specific issues. Women’s topics include: sexual function, aids, pregnancy and childbirth. Men’s topics cover: erectile dysfunction, medications, fertility and more.
Paralysis itself doesn’t affect a woman’s libido or her need to express herself sexually, nor does it affect her ability to conceive a child. The main difference in sexual functioning between women with disabilities and those without can be accounted for by the difficulties women with disabilities have in finding a romantic partner. This section of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation’s website explains this and other sexual health topics women may face after a spinal cord injury.