During sex, the couples are so concerned with the safety of the little one present in the womb that they forego having sex altogether! Your baby is perfectly safe and cushioned in your womb.
The amniotic fluid present surrounds the baby in the uterus, thus protecting it from any small jerks or shock effects. Along with these concerns, the comfort of the woman also plays a major role. A lot of woman usually expresses the lack of a desire for sex, with the biggest culprits being women being too tired or nauseated to get intimate.
In spite of these problems, healthy sex can be enjoyed by the couple without fear of medical complications. It needs only a few innovative moves on your part to make the sex enjoyable for both partners. Due to an increased blood supply to the pelvic regions, the couple may enjoy better sex than ever!
Also, your partner may find you more attractive due to your new curves! The couple should only enjoy themselves and remember to keep their body weight away from the baby bump. Moreover, sex during pregnancy involves a lot more intimacy, humor and fun along with use of many pillows! It also means that sometimes, you have to forego penetration if it is uncomfortable and find other means of inducing pleasure!
However, there can be some circumstances that require you to abstain from sex, either for some part or during your full pregnancy, and your doctor is the best person to advice you about any complications that disallows sex during pregnancy.
This position requires the couple to lie on their sides, like two spoons kept in the drawer. The guy then curls up behind you, and you can wrap your legs around the outside of his legs. This opens up your legs for some foreplay before actual penetration. This position also allows your partner to position themselves behind you at different angles to allow penetration slowly, thus also controlling the speed.
It is a very comfortable position to have sex during pregnancy, and allows for some after sex cuddling. Also, adding pillows below your knee in this position, helps reduce tension on the knees.
Increase intimacy with cuddling like a pair of spoons Spooning in this fashion makes it a very comfortable position for the woman, as there is no pressure on her abdomen. Her uterus is also supported as she is lying down. This position also allows her plenty of room for movement. As both the partners are lying down, you can get more relaxed, before getting down to business!
Though this position does not allow for deeper penetration, but it still increases intimacy between the partners. This position works best during the first and second trimester. With the increasing belly in the third trimester, this position could be difficult to practice.
Also, it is best to avoid sleeping on your right side. The classic woman on top position proves to be the most comfortable to the woman as it keeps your belly out of the way. In this position, the guy should lie down on the bed, with the woman straddling him. The woman can either lie on top of her man reverse missionary or straddle him.
When the woman faces away from the man during sex, the position is known as reverse cowgirl. The cowgirl position is very safe and comfortable to the woman during pregnancy, particularly if she is feeling nervous about hurting her baby. This position is also extra safe for the little baby in your belly. This position is best during second trimester, when the woman is more energetic. However, you may find herself too fatigued during the first and third trimester to practice this position.
Amos Sex Position This position sees the woman lying on the bed, with her bottom near the edge of the bed and her feet firm on the ground. Her partner either kneels or stands between her feet, during penetration.
The edge of the bed position can also be performed while sitting on the edge of the kitchen platform, during penetration. The woman can rest her feet on his chest or stretch them out through his shoulders for support. This position mimics the missionary position, but has the added benefit of the woman not putting any weight on her belly.
Also, a woman has to simply lie back and relax, and let her guy do all the work, making it highly pleasurable for both! Lay back and let him do all the work if you're too tired to participate This position should not be practised after the fourth month of pregnancy, as it could be dangerous to the baby.
A woman should avoid lying on her back for prolonged periods. This position is very comfortable for the woman as she can move her feet either together or further apart to change the pressure on her vagina, thus giving pleasure to herself and her partner. This also helps strengthen the pelvic floor, which can be a great help during labor.
However to facilitate penetration, the guy should be a bit lower than the woman. As a variation to this position, the woman can place her top leg over his hip and the bottom one against his leg. Also, she can get cosier by putting her arm around his waist as he pulls her closer to get into the act. This also increases the intimacy between both partners, which is very important as the couple need to feel closer to each other. This position works very well to prevent you from laying on your back, and also relieves back pain.
The couple can stay in this position for longer periods. A classic take on the cowgirl position, this position has all the same benefits as the cowgirl, but needs to be performed on a sturdy chair or sofa.
In this position, the woman can sit on the chair, and allow her partner to kneel down in front of her to get into the act. Ideally, the chair should be a bit higher so her partner can push up rather than on the tummy.
Another variation of this position allows the man to sit on the chair, with the woman sitting on his lap facing him or away from him and straddling him. In both these positions, the woman can have her feet on the ground, or wrapped around her man. Take the weight of your tummy with this position A wonderful position to be practised during sex, this position allows for greater intimacy between the couple.
When facing each other, the couple can kiss, embrace and cuddle during the act, making the woman feel more cherished, which can do wonders for her mood.
Also, the woman can control the pace and the depth of penetration during the act. While facing away from her partner, the woman can also be more comfortable during the later stages of pregnancy, as there is no pressure on the uterus, thus protecting her belly. This position allows for shallow penetration, which is good during pregnancy. Entry from behind offers a large number of positions to be enjoyed during sex.
During later stages of pregnancy, the belly can be placed on pillows for more support. Also, by making him hold a pillow between your bottom and his lower tummy it will prevent him from pushing deep inside you. It also allows the man to control the thrust and penetration, so he should check with his partner for her comfort level.
Rear entry allows for more G-spot stimulation, with the woman experiencing greater satisfaction during sex. This position however, does not allow the couple to face each other during sex, which is favored by some, whereas some need more connection with their partners. The policeman frisk position is a kind of standing position, which imitates the action of being frisked by a policeman. In this position, the woman stands facing the wall, with her hands on the wall, feet apart, bending slightly forward and the guy penetrates from behind.
The woman can also lay her hands on a sofa or a table to make herself more comfortable during this position. This position can lead to a lot of role playing, which can add an element of humour and spice up the whole act!
You can role play if you're planning to use this position This position works well even during the later stages of pregnancy, as there is no pressure on her belly. Also, if the woman is self conscious about her changing body, this position allows her to face away from her partner, thus is preferred by many women.
The thrust can be controlled by both the partners in this position, according to the comfort level of the woman. The policeman position is great if you are too tired or not very enthusiastic during your pregnancy. However, it is difficult to perform if there is a significant difference in height between the couple, but calls for more experimentation in the bedroom.