Introducing a new sibling Placenta Pregnancy acne Pregnancy and exercise Pregnancy and fish Pregnancy and hot tubs Pregnancy and lactose intolerance Pregnancy constipation Pregnancy diet: Avoid all forms of sex — vaginal, oral and anal — if your partner has an active or recently diagnosed sexually transmitted infection. If you have morning sickness during the first trimester, you just might not feel like having sex as much as you did pre-pregnancy. But some women may experience a change in their sex drive during pregnancy, Shepherd says. Overthinking it can stomp out the romance that got you pregnant in the first place! Advertising revenue supports our not-for-profit mission.
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Q&A: When should I stop having sex during pregnancy?
In healthy, uncomplicated pregnancies, the prostaglandins will not, however, actually push a woman into labor, she explains. A single copy of these materials may be reprinted for noncommercial personal use only. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: It's perfectly safe to have sex during pregnancy unless your doctor or midwife has told you not to. If this happens, you'll feel the muscles of your womb go hard.