How did pregnancy affect your sex life?

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Couples have mixed reactions during pregnancy when it comes to sex. Some claim that the ‘glow’ turns them on, and that their love life is insatiable. Some get terror-stricken by all the changes to the expectant mom’s body: ‘We’ll dent the baby’, they think to themselves. Other factors such as nausea, stress and exhaustion mean that making love takes a back seat for a while.

Of course, a change in the sexual equilibrium can cause a strain on the relationship, which is likely while adjusting to the impending addition.

Some women are embarrassed- everywhere they go they feel like they can hear people smirking at them: ‘We know what you’ve been doing’, as the evidence of their private life becomes increasingly obvious along with their growing wombs. Some men may find it a sign of their virility, and be proud of their partner’s bump.

How about you? When you were pregnant, did your passion-dynamic change?
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