Here's why you might say yes to pregnancy sex: We're on a mission to help our mums and their families thrive by informing, connecting and entertaining. And let's face it Researchers with the University of California San Francisco found that two years after childbirth, there was no notable link between having a baby and subsequent low desire, sub-monthly sexual activity or low overall sexual satisfaction. Use our pregnancy week-by-week calendar to find out what's happening with baby now! By the end of the first three months, 85 percent said they'd started having intercourse again, but Streicher said data suggests that many women don't totally enjoy it right away.
Some women feel abdominal cramps during or after intercourse as the orgasm can set off a wave of contractions.
Does sex feel different for you during pregnancy?
Did it get better at any point of your pregnancy? Oldest Newest 26 Posts. On the other hand my drive is way up. As your belly grows and you begin looking pregnant, you may start to feel conflicted about having sex during pregnancy. I consent No thanks. Same boat for me too. This phenomenon can certainly happen to both partners, but Buehler said it's particularly common for women to report feeling "touched out" after caring for a newborn.