Because no one expects you to abstain for nine months
Just because you have a bun in the oven doesn’t mean the fire is out of your libido. In fact, you might find yourself feeling friskier than ever these days thanks to a surge of pregnancy hormones.
But every time you go to have sex with your partner, it just feels like there’s something huge between the two of you—literally. So we consulted the experts to find out how to have the best sex ever while pregnant:
Some Positions Are Better Than Others
If you’re up for it, woman on top and doggy style are great positions throughout your entire pregnancy, says ob-gyn Alyssa Dweck, M.D., coauthor of V is for Vagina. (Just make sure you choose a twist on doggy style where you won’t be hitting your bump or putting strain on your lower back.) But you really can’t go wrong with the spooning sex position, says Emily Morse, Ph.D., co-founder of Emily & Tony and host of Sex With Emily. “Not only is it comfortable for both you and your partner, but also allows for a warm, intimate connection with little movement.” And let’s be real, sometimes you’re just exhausted and want something that’s low-effort….