Back to Your pregnancy and baby guide. It's perfectly safe to have sex during pregnancy unless your doctor or midwife has told you not to. Having sex will not hurt your baby. Your partner's penis can't penetrate beyond your vagina, and the baby cannot tell what's going on.
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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. The not so good? As your pregnancy progresses, you might find that your ever-growing belly gets harder to maneuver around. So feel free to stick with the go-tos that you and your partner liked best before finding out you were expecting.
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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. Play with some new toys. Think of pregnancy as a time to experiment, especially in the earlier months, to figure out the ideal position between you and your partner.
Pregnancy is actually an amazing time for sex. First off, you're not going to get pregnant again, at least not anytime soon, so you feel more uninhibited than ever. That, plus the fact that your hormones are raging and you suddenly and desperately want to have sex all the time makes it a great boning period in your life. And even if you do feel a little less flexible re: that new bump, you can still let loose and get your orgasm while making sure that your baby is completely fine.