Many have tried asking themselves the question if Sexual intercourse during pregnancy is okay and safe for both the mother and the baby.
Although answers from various medical practitioners might differ, most replies are usually the same in most cases. The reply as “Its safe” is quite obvious and so there might be no much to worry about just that there are things to keep in mind during this delicate period.
In men, having to wait as long as 9 Months without making sex with a partner might be a hard decision and since cheating isn’t allowed where as most relationships aren’t open to the third party women.
Then the need to have sex might be like old times just with little difference.
In the case of women, there might be less urge and desire for sex as there are some hormonal changes that affects the general body’s reaction to those desires.
These thus lowers the urge and desires making it as low as possible. The expectation might be of importance to the woman making her not to be very interested in her sexual desires.
Pains and Emotions are also very important here.
But as the case might be, the two of them are good to have sex for as long as they want so far things are Normal! Normal is a very important word that the doctor must always pass on any time a woman goes for a medical care…usually the prenatal care.
So that’s just the most important point first.
There are a times questions that bothers the mind of couples concerning sex during pregnancy. Questions like
Do sex during pregnancy cause Miscarriage or affect the Baby?
The answer will usually be that there is nothing to worry about as long as the Woman passes the Normal test by the doctor.
Miscarriage are usually caused by other factors which aren’t healthy for the development of the baby and so are the cases. But the case of sex being the cause of miscarriage is seriously an exaggeration.
What sex position is best during pregnancy?
Well so far you aren’t lying on your belly while your 250 pounds partner is lying on your back, then you are free to make sexual intercourse in any way which benefits you both just that there are some more convenient styles that makes things quite easier that others.
For example, lying on your side or being on your partner or in being front of him will always be convenient so far you can talk it out. Then there shouldn’t be a battle this time around as everything should be taken easy.
What about Oral and Anal sex during pregnancy
Well, I will say there isn’t problem with the two. But there is a quite problem with the second because the could be some discomfort during oral sex as a result of hemorrhoids caused by pregnancy.
The protruded veins might hurt while there is insertion so this isn’t totally advisable but in oral sex, there is nothing too bad just that the most delicate part comes if your partner blows air inside your vagina as this might cause air embolism as a rare cause of a blocked blood vessel due to the blown air.
So your partner blowing air inside your vagina should be totally prohibited and aside this, you are great.
Can we use condoms for sex during pregnancy?
There isn’t a problem here as the usage of condoms are quite safer against infections of any kind during pregnancy. But it might be advisable to avoid sexual intercourse of any kind while your partner is sexually active with other people or have been diagnosed with any infection or you have changed your partner and don’t have any medical history of your new partner. But condoms come handy here.
Can sex during pregnancy cause premature labour or birth?
The answer will be NO but there are rare cases of contraction of the uterus which are usually caused by orgasm and prostaglandins in semens.
Although there isn’t yet an official medical statement that states that sex during pregnancy cause or can cause premature birth or labour. So far things are normal, then there isn’t much problem.
Can we plan sex during pregnancy
Yeah. there should be set times that work out for both of you. But in the medical case like
1. History of Premature labour
2.premature cervical expansion
3. Placenta covers your cervical openings completely or partially.
4. Unexplainable vagina bleeding.
5. Painful or hemorrhoids bleeding that doesn’t stop
Well you might want to visit your health care worker As soon as possible to know what your condition is and get treatment as quickly as possible. This stage, sexual abstinence might be advisable.
When should we make sex after child birth
That depends on your body’s healing time because during labour, there might be injuries which needs to heal up. For about 4 – 6weeks, it might take the cervix to close up and any postpartum bleeding will stop during these times.
Your healthcare worker will totally know your body and explain when you can start having sex again. In order to keep the connection close, you guys can try kissing and massages and or staying close by cuddling, calling one another just in order to keep things real while you recover.
But after you are totally given the greenlight to carry on, you might start using contraceptives until you are probably ready for another child. But most important is that you take it slow and slow while starting out to avoid discomforts.
So as the case may be, you can always continue with your very own life even during pregnancy as it doesn’t limit anything which you can do.
You just need to listen to your body first and decide which way will benefit your health and your baby. All these can then be sorted out between you and your partner in a lovely and affectionate manner.
At times, sex might be desired and so have it talked out in an open manner and make sure it still doesn’t affect your relationship with your partner.