If you're going through a period of sexual abstinence , then beware. Your vagina is going to grow cobwebs, tumbleweeds will roll across your pelvic floor, and nobody will be able to get into your intimate bits again without a crowbar and a sacrificial goat. Oh wait, except none of that is true. There are some physical consequences of going a while without sex , but most of them are results of not getting the health benefits that sex can offer.
Back to Keeping well in pregnancy. 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. However, it's normal for your sex drive to change during pregnancy. This isn't something to worry about, but it's helpful to talk about it with your partner.
Sex During Pregnancy: What Every Pregnant Person Should Know
If you are planning to have a baby, you may have read a lot of articles about having sex. These articles can be found all over the internet and even on magazines or books. There are also articles about sex after giving birth. However, the idea of having sex during pregnancy is usually kept in the closet.
There are SO many myths surrounding sex during pregnancy. People seem to be unsure whether you can actually carry on as normal when you're carrying a baby. Some even reckon having penetrative sex can hurt a baby.