Sex During Pregnancy - When to Say No
Medical Reasons, Your Doctor, Your Body...
Many people are apprehensive about having sex during early pregnancy stage. Waiting for
another nine months to pass before having the next sexual experience does not seem to appeal many
Sexual practices can
be expressed depending on a few factors. One of these is your own and your partner's belief about sex. Another
factor to think about is your overall condition while being pregnant - both physical and
Sex while being
pregnant can still be very pleasurable for many since it can increase the lubrication. The ability to increase
orgasm in pregnant women becomes more possible. One the other hand, many people do not believe that sex and
pregnancy go well together due to the fear that doing so could hurt the developing baby, fatigue, feeling
nauseous and having the feeling of awkwardness.
Although one of two of
the aforementioned things can be absolutely true, doing more research can be very beneficial to you and to your
partner. Exerting much effort to also speak to your doctor can be very helpful. Your personal doctor can
provide you more specific information about these topics.
Your body will be
changing - both physically and emotionally. Pregnant women may feel less confident and uncomfortable especially
when they start to gain extra pounds. This can have a direct impact on the partner especially if the partner is
very sexual in nature.
To avoid experiencing
such problem, it is always advised to speak together and discuss your differences especially in terms of sexual
beliefs. This way, you will be able to respect how the other person feels about being intimate during this
period. Having this type of conversation can also be a good way to explore other options so as to achieve
Due to hormonal
changes and frequent fluctuation, the pregnancy woman may also react differently while making love especially
during the first trimester. However, this should not be a hindrance for couple.
Joining group sessions
with other expecting parents can also help the couple understand the situation better as seen in other couples
as well. Being creative is a key to enjoy Sex during early pregnancy period.
However, in some
cases, having sex can also be strictly prohibited in whatever stage of the pregnancy. Several justifications
can be mentioned. One of these reasons is when your doctor restricts you due to certain medical conditions that
may increase risk of terminated pregnancy.
If you also have a
history of premature birth, then more likely your doctor will also advise you to wait before having a sexual
intercourse. The condition called placenta previa is likewise a reason.