The Frequency of Sexual Intercourse during Pregnancy

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Is having sex permitted during pregnancy? Questions like this must often be asked by new mommy experiencing the first pregnancy. Mommy does not need to worry because many experts say that sex during pregnancy is permitted. Nevertheless, mommy and the husband are obliged to determine the safe pregnancy sex and does not harm the health and development of the fetus.

Dr. H Boyke Dian Nugraha, SpOG, also said so. In a seminar titled “Healthy and Safe Sex during Pregnancy", Dr. Boyke explained safe sex positions during pregnancy. This will prevent problems to the baby in the womb when mommy is having sex. So, now mommy does not have to worry anymore because as long as the sex is conducted properly, no problem will occur.

However, Dr. Boyke suggested that for couples who are still in doubt, they should not need to have sex during pregnancy. The reason is, that doubt will make them difficult to receive stimuli in intimate relationships later. Plus, it will create discomfort during sex.

What about pregnancy stage that affect the proportion of sex? If the pregnancy has reached 7 to 8 months, should the sexual activity be stopped? Of course not. Dr. Boyke explained that having sex for 7 to 9 months of pregnancy is still possible. 

One thing is for sure, there are a lot of the advantages of having sex during pregnancy. Dr. Boyke suggested that sex during pregnancy will make the couple easily have an orgasm. This is obviously because the woman's body looks more beautiful than usual.

In addition, the female organs during pregnancy will also be easy to react to sexual stimulation. As a result, the sexual penetration performed by both partners will be better. Although few cases of miscarriages might occur as a result of sexual intercourse pregnancy, but both partners should consider the safety of sex positions. Do not let these positions affect the fetus in Mommy’s womb.