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During pregnancy, women need to take care of all health related issues. Healthy diet, regular health check ups, exercise can keep her fit during pregnancy. One more important question that arises in every couple's mind is whether sex is safe during pregnancy or not?
For normal pregnancy, having sex is considered safe during pregnancy. Normal pregnancy means that you do not have any complications nor had any miscarriage previously. It is better to take advice of gynecologist for safety factor. Generally, women lose their desire for sex after few months of pregnancy. During pregnancy women have mixed desire when to comes to having sex.
In what condition sex is not safe?
How the baby stays safe during Sex?
In normal pregnancy, sex is safe as your baby is protected by the amniotic sac, i.e. a thin-walled bag that holds the fetus and surrounding fluid in your uterus. Your cervix is sealed by a thick mucus plug to protect your baby against infection.
Do I need to contact doctor if cramping occurs after sexual intercourse?
Sometimes you may feel mild cramping after sexual intercourse due to the prostaglandins in semen. It might be mild and short-term; if you feel it for long-term, contact your gynecologist.
What is the best way of sexual intercourse with large stomach during pregnancy?
In initial stage, there are no issues for sexual intercourse, but after six months when size of your stomach increases, you need to take care for the best sexual positions like side to side or from behind, etc.
Things to Consider
Many gynecologists prefer no sex during pregnancy to avoid any complications during pregnancy or miscarriage or to protect baby from any infection. It is always advisable to contact your doctor before sexual intercourse and also contact doctor immediately if you found any complications after.
Sex is normal desire for every man and woman. You need to control it or find some good option to maintain your relationship. Remember, pregnancy is a very important period. You should not take any wrong steps that may harm you or the unborn baby.