Sex during pregnancy is not only safe, it's encouraged! Here's what's normal and what's not, plus the best expert advice and real-mom tips to make having sex during pregnancy as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. So you've been trying and trying and — finally!
You and your partner might find your desire for sex changes. Either or both of you may want it more, or you might go off it completely. If sex played an important role in your lives before, then the feelings are likely to come back in time.
It's easy to forget about your relationship when you're pregnant and focus all your energy on your developing baby. Here you'll learn how to maintain a healthy relationship while pregnant as we answer all your questions about sex during Pregnancy. When is having sex during pregnancy risky and when can you just relax and enjoy it?
But after clearing that up, you might be wondering how to make the whole thing work. As your tiny baby bump blossoms into a full-fledged belly, not every position might be comfortable — or satisfying — for you and your partner. Even though having sex while pregnant might seem like unfamiliar territory, there are still plenty of positions that will feel good.
In the final months of pregnancy, you might worry more that sex could harm your baby. If there are no problems with the pregnancy and you and your partner are keen, sex in the final months is fine. But most men find that they have less sex in late pregnancy.
Has pregnancy spiked your interest in sex? Or is sex the last thing on your mind? Either way, here's what you need to know about sex during pregnancy.
Well, sure. But the good news? It could be anything from your hormones to getting used to your new body. In the third trimester, a growing belly can start making sex more awkward.
Remember that scene in Knocked Up when Seth Rogan's character freaks out about hitting the fetus with his penis? Yeah, it's kind of impossible to forget Rest assured, research shows pregnancy sex is totally safe.
Pregnant sex is something you may have questions about. The body undergoes so many changes during pregnancy, and your sexuality is no different. The key is to have really great communication about what you need and what your partner needs because the vast majority of pregnant women and their partners report that sex in pregnancy is great.