Pregnancy sex is not only safe, it's encouraged! Here's what's normal and what's not, plus expert advice and real-mom tips to make having sex during pregnancy as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. You've been trying and trying and—finally! After grilling your OB about whether your baby is developing as expected, you probably have one more lingering question: Now that the deed is done, can you have sex while pregnant? Absolutely, obstetricians say.
Sex During Pregnancy: A Guide to Safe Sex Positions and 10 FAQs
Will sex hurt your baby? Will sex feel different for you? Being pregnant does not diminish the desire for intimacy between couples. However, many couples have concerns that sexual intercourse may harm the pregnancy in some way.
Will It Hurt the Baby? Plus 9 More Questions About Safe Pregnancy Sex
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 pregnancy sex positions that will feel good. And you can use them up until the very end.
Is it safe? Is it possible to do it comfortably? The short answer: yes.