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    What are the best sex positions for safe sex during pregnancy?

    Written on 14 August 2018

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    Dr. Vani Puri

    Obstetrician- Gynecologist, Infertility Specialist - MBBS| DGO, DNB

    Sex during pregnancy is way different than it was earlier. As your tiny baby bump blossoms into a full-fledged belly, not every position might be comfortable — or satisfying — for you and your partner. Therefore, take a look at the best sex positions during pregnancy, whether there’s anything you need to avoid and how to stay comfortable trimester by trimester.

    What are the best sex positions while you’re pregnant?

    Almost any position works as long as you’re comfortable. However, as your pregnancy progresses, you might find that your ever-growing belly gets harder to maneuver around. But if it seems like your bump is getting in the way, there are plenty of belly-friendly options for you and your partner to try:

    • Side-lying positions: Lying on your side is often the most comfortable, whether you’re facing front-to-front or front-to-back. Both options keep the weight off your back, and you won’t have to worry about holding up the weight of your belly. If you feel pressure on your low back, try tucking a pillow between your knees and have your partner lie behind you.

    • Woman on top: The classic “cowgirl” position works because it doesn’t put any pressure on your belly, and it enables you to control the depth of penetration and clitoral stimulation. Point to be noted: Late in pregnancy, when your belly has gotten bigger than you ever thought possible, you could find it tough to maneuver into this position.

    • Rear entry: Having your partner enter you from behind means he can bypass your belly altogether. Try standing with your hands against the wall, else suggest your partner sit on a chair with you sitting on his lap facing away from him. Getting on all fours is another option. Just rest your arms and head on the bed so you don’t have to hold up all that belly weight.

    • Man on top: Missionary-style is fine for a quickie, as long as your partner keeps his weight off you by supporting himself with his arms. If he prefers to have his hands free, try moving to the edge of the bed: Lie on your back on the bed, then scooch down so that your bottom is at the edge of the bed and your legs are dangling down towards the floor. Then have your partner kneel or stand in front of you. Tucking a few pillows under your back can help relieve any pressure.

    What sex positions should I avoid during pregnancy?

    Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, there’s almost nothing that’s off-limits. By the second trimester, you'll want to steer clear of any position that puts weight on your belly, like your partner lying directly on top of you or you lying on your stomach, and anything that keeps you on your back for too long.

    So feel free to stick with most of the pre-pregnancy favorites that still work for you. And have fun exploring! More over, trying new things in the bedroom can make you more connected with your partner.

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