Passionate pregnancy: Your ultimate guide to sex during pregnancy

5. I don't have any interest in sex. How can I get back to where we were before?
Nausea and tiredness in the first trimester commonly depress sexual desire. What is critical to the overall transition to parenthood is that you carve out time to be together, as friends and as lovers. You can begin now, by creating time to be romantic, whether or not it leads to sex. Find ways to be together physically, by taking warm baths, giving massages and increasing the frequency of hugs. All of these activities help keep you physically connected.
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6. What can we do when our lovemaking styles just don't mesh?
Your marriage is enriched through the perspective you gain from your partner in many areas, and sex is no exception. Each of you brings an important element of sexuality to your relationship. The man may need to develop a level of comfort with the emotional intimacy a woman craves. Likewise, a woman may find that she can delight in the lust her partner desires, once the range of sexual pleasure is widened. Agree to keep an open mind.
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7. Is it safe to use a vibrator?
For the majority of normal, healthy pregnant women, orgasm is a good release and often easier to achieve due to the increased blood flow to the genitals. It is highly unlikely that using a vibrator would cause any pregnancy complications, so enjoy!
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8. How about anal sex: Is it safe?
Anal sex causes no direct harm to the baby. When having anal sex it's very important to go slowly and use lots of lubrication. Penetration should always be comfortable and enjoyable.
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