Sex is normal, and honestly, without it, none of us would be here reading. So let's dig into sex during pregnancy, and see what's true, myth, recommended, normal, or requires further thought.
sex during pregnancy
Bursting with life, the pregnant body can often allow for women to become multiply orgasmic and extremely desirous. Due to the bath of "love" hormones like oxytocin, coupled with vaso-dilation, the biggest barriers to sex during pregnancy is usually misinformation.
With so many myths surrounding sex and pregnancy, it's no wonder many couples forego the urge completely. Sex, however, is recommended for mom, baby and partner well-being save in rare cases of medically risky pregnancies. Here are eight reasons you should keep your sensual self in high-gear during pregnancy.
Motherhood is the highest expression of sexuality! Let's face it -- sex spells reproduction. It is, biologically, a reproductive act. To remove the notion that sex is a need is to strip us of one of the most readily available stress-reducers, intimacy enhancers and overall wellness enhancers for both partners.
I'm 12 weeks pregnant and experiencing some complications. I've been put on pelvic rest. How do I get my husband to understand that it means nothing can enter? The rest is till 13-14 weeks so there are another 1 -2 weeks yet.
I don't really have the interest in sex right now either. How can I convey that so he understands?
I'd like to ask you a question that tortures me everyday since it happened. Two months ago my water broke at 24th weeks of pregnancy. My baby didn't survive.
I'm afraid it happened because of orgasm. I'd like to know your opinion.
Thank you so much,
We've interviewed hundreds of men around the world for our Being Dad films and color, religion or nationality doesn't matter; some men can have sex during pregnancy and some can't. Many women have told us that when their man tells them they aren't interested or can't do it that they perceived it was because he didn't find them attractive in their later stages of pregnancy.
My wife has completed 3 months pregnancy, we just want whether we can have intercourse during this period or not?
It's down to the last trimester and your partner is really looking pregnant. This is where for half of you out there the question of sex during pregnancy can become problematic. Yes, you still find your wife attractive but the thought of having sex with her bothers you. Fear not...you are not alone.
I am about 2 1/2 months pregnant. I was wondering if it is still okay to have sex while you are at this stage of pregnancy? I have another question, too. During labor and delivery, can you have an epidural and still deliver in a tub of water?