Sex when pregnant
Remember that if you're happy, then your baby is too. The chemicals released during orgasm help relax you, and this peaceful feeling will be passed onto your baby. Don't forget, your child wants to come into a good relationship that is happy on all levels!
Itís normal to have questions about having sex during pregnancy but so long as youíre healthy and are having a normal pregnancy then thereís no reason for you not to keep having sex right up until your waters break. Thereís even some research to suggest that new mothers who have sex regularly while pregnant are less likely to have premature births. And if that isnít the best excuse weíve heard yet for a little loving then we donít know what is.
Most womenís questions about having sex while pregnant are whether or not it will harm their baby. Sex, even when your partner is on top, wonít harm your little one at all. Your body puts plenty of protection in place to keep your baby safe and sound and despite any niggling worries, your baby wonít know whatís going on! You might feel them wriggling around but this is simply because your increase in heartbeat and nothing else.
So there you have it, ready to give it a go? If you're finding sex awkward and your bump is getting in the way, you'll probably need to find some new sex positions that work for your growing body. We've rounded up the best sex positions to try throughout pregnancy that work around your growing bump and are just as good (if not better!) than regular sex positions - we hope you enjoy them!
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