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    It is Safe to have Sex During Pregnancy? - Know about Sex during Pregnancy

    • 4.6   (5 Votes)

    Most of the pregnant women have a query that whether it is safe to have sex during pregnancy. Most of the times, sex during pregnancy is considered to be safe. A couple must know about sex position during pregnancy such as spoon positions to prevent side effects during pregnancy.

    Let’s Discuss in More Details About Sex During Pregnancy and the Best Pregnancy Sex Positions:

    Pregnancy is a period where very rapid and complex in a woman. First and second trimester many women experience increased sex drives along with vaginal lubrication and a very sensitive clitoris. (1)

    Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy?

    Sex during pregnancy is mostly safe. However, there are tips to be followed (2)

    • Avoid rough penetration and positions abdomen.
    • If you have infections, avoid.

    Pregnancy sex positions

    Below we have listed such positions that may be tried

    1. Surprise her with Spooning position

    Spooning is the most comfortable sex position one can try during pregnancy. It is a sex position where both you and your partner lye on your sides, mostly the woman is curled with her man wrapping her from behind. This is very exciting and pleasurable for both the partners and one of the best pregnancy sex positions to try. (3)

    sex during pregnancy, pregnancy sex postions

    Idle for: All three trimesters

    2.Scissors sex position

    A scissors sex position is known to be one of the pleasurable sex acts for pregnant women. Here, the man lies on the side of the woman and one leg of the woman is on the bed and the other is on the shoulder of he should hold gently but firmly. Penetration should be soft in this position and it is best sex position during pregnancy. (4)

    pregnancy sex positions, how to have sex during pregnancy

    Ideal for: First and second trimester

    3. The usual sitting sex position 

    This is one of the steamy sex position known mainly as woman on top. In this position, the man should sit on a bed or chair and the woman sits on his lap and reverse penetration happens. The man should hold his lady with care and rest is ultimate pleasure. (5)

    pregnancy sex positions, how to have sex during pregnancy

    Ideal for: All three trimesters

    4. Doggy style

    This position is best when your back and pelvis area are creating trouble for you. In this position, the woman kneels down on a comfortable platform (mattress, couch etc.) and the man penetrates from behind. This position is ideal for pregnant women with high sex drives as the man can easily reach her clitoris and provide stimulation as much as she likes. (6)

    Pregnancy sex positions, Sex during pregnancy

    Ideal for: First and Second trimester

    5.Modified Missionary for best orgasms

    In this position, the woman wraps her legs around the man’s waist and controlling him with thrusts. She lies on her back comfortably and the man penetrates her without pressurizing her on the belly. (7)

    sex during pregnancy, pregnancy sex positions

    Ideal for: First trimester

    6. Edge of Bed

    This is a very comfortable position for the pregnant mother as it doesn't hurt her belly. In this positionthe mother lies on the edge of the bed keeping the legs on the floor. Your partner bends over you or enters in you in standing position. It creates a gap between your and your partner's belly and provides comfort along with sexual pleasure. (8)

    Sex during pregnancy, Pregnancy sex positions

    Ideal for: Third Trimester

    7. Against the Wall

    This is exactly like the doggy position but standing. here the female partner stands up facing the wall. She needs to keep a distance from directly touching the wall from her belly and creating a balance with hands. The partner enters from behind while standing. (9)

    Sex during pregnancy, Pregnancy sec positions

    This is yet another pleasurable experience during pregnancy.
    Ideal for : Second Semester

    8. Oral sex is always the best 

    When talking about pregnancy sex positions, we surely can’t miss this blissful sexual art, which connects both the partners in a very emotional and intimate way. In this sex position, penetration of the penis does not happen. It is a sex position where. Oral sex is a way where you want to explore something else sexually other than penetration. (10)

    Sex during pregnancy, Pregnancy sex positions

    Ideal for: Second and Third trimester

    Some basic tips to spice up sex during pregnancy

    • Find a comfortable space without disturbance
    • Set the mood with light music, aroma candles, etc.
    • Concentrate more on foreplays, oral sex and massages.
    • Do it slowly yet passionately.

    Hope the article could help you with your queries on how to have sex during pregnancy. Follow Ela Woman blogs to get regular updates on fertility health and treatments.

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    Sex in Pregnancy - Sex Positions to Try or Skip



    Abbey Joe

    Well, I am pregnant but we don't experiment much. The positions look fun trying!

    Oct. 1, 2018, 7:56 a.m. 5.0


    Tanya Kapoor

    Sex during pregnancy was scary experience first then we got used to it. Spooning position is comfy with the huge belly bump.

    Aug. 15, 2018, 10:14 a.m. 4.5


    Jigyasha Sharma

    I am 2 weeks pregnant and my doctor advised me to avoid sex during the first trimester. The chances of miscarriage are higher in the first trimester than the other ones.

    June 23, 2018, 12:20 a.m. 4.5


    Anamika Pandey

    One can have sex during pregnancy, I guess there is no harm in it for a certain period of time. But do check if you have placenta previa, premature labor, unexplained vaginal bleeding or abnormal discharge, cervical insufficiency or a dilated cervix, then try to avoid sex during pregnancy. It can c…

    Oct. 31, 2017, 12:24 p.m. 4.5


    Kapil Kumar

    Sex should be avoided completely in the first 3 months of pregnancy. Once you have completed your 3 months you can resume your sexual activities. I had miscarriage in the first trimester and the doctor asked me to refrain from sex in the future during first 3 months of pregnancy.

    Oct. 31, 2017, 12:24 p.m. 4.5

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