Well, sure. But the good news? It could be anything from your hormones to getting used to your new body.
Sex during the first trimester is likely to go one of two ways, says cognitive, behavioural and psychosexual therapist Catriona Boffard. If hormones and morning sickness are playing havoc with your libido, try to be intimate when you feel well as this time can really go a long way to comfort you and strengthen your bond with your partner. Try the coital alignment technique missionary with a pillow placed under your buttocks or having him sit in a chair with you straddling him.
This article is a continuation in the author's growing series of articles on intimacy and sexuality in the transition to parenthood and its relationship with perinatal education. So many couples in the author's perinatal education practice feel that health professionals are uncomfortable discussing sex and pregnancy. Indeed, the couples have so many questions and concerns regarding this subject; they are seeking answers so that they may better understand and cope with the changes in this aspect of their relationship.
GQ Dads. She might be expecting but that doesn't mean nine months with no action. Indulge her cravings with the GQ guide to prenatal play. It's in the air.
Remember that scene in Knocked Up when Seth Rogan's character freaks out about hitting the fetus with his penis? Yeah, it's kind of impossible to forget Rest assured, research shows pregnancy sex is totally safe.
After all, sex is about enjoying the body, intimacy, and closeness. Intimacy comes in plenty of forms, including kissing, breast pleasure, oral sex, fantasy, and even anal sex. Read up on oral sex techniques.
Just the opposite, in fact. Countless studies have shown that having sex while pregnant is not only safe and totally normalbut can even play a role in an easier delivery and pregnancy overall. Again, totally normal. Take advantage of your wild sex goddess needs and get after it.
Sex during pregnancy can mean tweaking techniques you and your partner thought you already had down to a fine art. But perhaps one of the most important roles is to become the understanding yet talented pregnancy sex guru you always hoped he would be OK, maybe just since you started feeling randy again. Time to start dropping some heavy hints.
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