Will sex hurt your baby? Will sex feel different for you? Being pregnant does not diminish the desire for intimacy between couples. However, many couples have concerns that sexual intercourse may harm the pregnancy in some way.
Sex During the First Trimester – Making Love in Early Pregnancy
Sex in First 12 Weeks of Pregnancy: Miscarriage, Bleeding, More
When you think of the sexiest times in life, pregnancy might not immediately jump to mind. As your hormones shift and your body changes, you may find that your desire comes and goes. Or goes and comes. Expect the unexpected, because there is no one kind of normal. Early in pregnancy, some women feel so crummy they can barely drag themselves through the days — forget about romance. Others find they are suddenly insatiable. The second trimester, meanwhile, often brings amazing energy
Is It Safe to Have Sex When You're Pregnant?
In many ways, the first trimester of pregnancy is the worst. The muscles surrounding your uterus as well as the amniotic fluid inside it help protect your baby during sex, and the mucus plug at the opening of your cervix prevents germs from passing through. About one half of miscarriages happen because of chromosomal abnormalities that develop during fertilization of the embryo — something that has nothing to do with anything you did.
While pregnancy gives you memories for a lifetime, it also comes with a plethora of doubts, fears, and uncertainties. This is especially true for first-time mothers-to-be. A doubt that may keep surfacing is whether you can continue having sex even during pregnancy.