Sex during pregnancy is sort of a wild card. It may feel liberating no need to worry about birth control! Or it may be the last thing on your mind if you're dealing with morning sickness or any other physical discomforts of early pregnancy. Maybe it's both. Wherever you are on this grand adventure, here's what you need to know to have fun and stay safe. In most cases, yes!
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Your body changes faster than Superman in a phone booth when you're newly pregnant. Yay, hormones. One minute, you're minding your business, eating your crackers, and the next, your boobs are exploding at the seams. What about sex, though? What does sex feel like in early pregnancy? When I was freshly with child, honestly, the last thing I thought about was sex, and that's OK, too. If you're not into it, there are tons of other ways to connect with your partner that aren't sexual.
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But pregnancy sex is a whole different experience and can challenge you and your partner in strange ways. It can be weird and frustrating. Did I just pee the bed or am I that wet?!
There are SO many myths surrounding sex during pregnancy. People seem to be unsure whether you can actually carry on as normal when you're carrying a baby. Some even reckon having penetrative sex can hurt a baby. Here, six women and five men explain what pregnancy sex was or is like for them.