Orgasm during pregnancy

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Last reviewed: 20.11.2021

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During pregnancy, the woman's body is completely overstretched, she begins to perceive many things in a new way, including. And sex.

Pregnancy leads to strong hormonal changes, which can provoke a stronger sexual drive, and may completely reduce a woman's libido. In medicine, the increased excitability of pregnant women is considered quite a natural process, as the woman begins to increase the uterus, the clitoris, and the blood circulation in the small pelvis increases. Many women notice that orgasm during pregnancy is stronger and brighter, and a certain percentage of women experience such feelings for the first time in their lives.

Gynecologists do not forbid sex to pregnant women, if the process of bearing a child is normal and without complications, but many women have a fear that it can harm the future baby and they consciously deny themselves the pleasure. Some women believe that this kind of sensations can disrupt the development of the fetus, affect its growth, etc., but experts assure that such an opinion is a complete delusion. Orgasm, which a woman experiences when pregnant, benefits not only herself, but also the child inside her (provided that sex is not too hard).

Experts assure that orgasm during pregnancy is primarily useful to the fetus, because during this time the blood circulation in the uterus increases, which helps improve blood circulation in the placenta, and this in turn allows the child to deliver more nutrients and oxygen. In addition, endorphins, produced by the body under orgasm, have a positive impact on both the future mother and her child. Also, uterine contractions are a kind of training before labor.

Orgasm to pregnant women is contraindicated in the event that there is a risk of miscarriage, so in this situation, doctors recommend to observe the maximum care and decide whether to continue to have sex life or temporarily refrain from sex with your gynecologist. You should not have sex two or three weeks before the estimated date of delivery, because in this case, orgasm can provoke fights. In the event that the date of the alleged delivery has passed, and the baby does not show a desire to be born, an orgasm can help the body to begin the birth activity and the doctors sometimes recommend the woman herself an active sex life.

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Is orgasm dangerous during pregnancy?

Orgasm during pregnancy can be dangerous only if there is a threat of miscarriage or premature birth, as well as in some other cases. If the pregnancy is normal, without any complications, then provoke rejection of the fetus or the birth process of orgasm is not able to. In the last weeks, when the uterus and the baby are fully ripe, the risk of development of labor is increased earlier than the term, therefore during this period the woman is recommended to observe as much sexual rest as possible.

Doctors recommend to refrain from sexual relations in the event that:

  • there is a threat of spontaneous abortion;
  • a woman previously had miscarriages or premature births;
  • presentation or low attachment of the placenta;
  • a woman is pregnant with more than one child;
  • Sexual infections.

The child himself in the womb does not feel anything at all, because he is protected by a mucous plug, a thick wall of the uterus and an amniotic fluid. Even if after an orgasm you feel that the child has become more active within you, it does not mean that he is uncomfortable and "knows" about what happened. The excitement and pleasure that a pregnant woman experiences are beneficial for the future baby, as the supply of nutrients and oxygen to him increases, and this may be due to his increased activity.

In the normal course of pregnancy, you can have sex in those positions that are comfortable for a future mother, and also with a term. In later terms, it is necessary to exclude pressure on the abdomen, as well as to avoid intense and deep penetration.

Clitoral orgasm during pregnancy

At its core, the clitoral orgasm is much brighter and stronger than the vaginal, so it can pose more threat during pregnancy, but only if the pregnant woman has medical contraindications to having sex. Pleasant emotions that a woman receives also under the clitoral orgasm, have a positive effect on the future child, so do not limit your own desires.

Sexual energy must find an outlet, this also applies to women who are in a position. If for some reason a woman does not get sexual pleasure, erotic dreams may appear that end with a clitoral orgasm, regardless of the woman's desire. Also, lack of satisfaction can cause painful sensations in the lower abdomen, which contributes to the uterine tone (uterus tension).

In some cases, orgasm during pregnancy, especially clitoral, leads to a feeling of stony abdomen. In this case it is necessary to be extremely spicy. A "stone" abdomen arises when the body prepares for labor, so the uterus is prepared for the process of pushing the ripened child out. In the early stages, the "stone" stomach may indicate a threat of abortion, in late cases, of premature birth. In any case, it is necessary to consult about this condition with your gynecologist and undergo the necessary examination.

Orgasm during pregnancy, if there are no contraindications, is useful for a woman's good emotional state, reducing stress and stress. As you know, everything that brings future mother's happiness and pleasure, also has a positive effect on the child inside the woman.

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