Doula/Sexual Wellness Coach
Zoë Etkin is a birth and postpartum doula, women's sexual wellness coach and poet. Zoë combines her love of motherhood, writing, and holistic reproductive health to educate and support women and families in Los Angeles. Find out more about her at www.zoeetkin.com
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Sex during pregnancy is different for every woman. You may have a huge sex drive… or the thought of your partner giving you the entire bed while he sleeps on the couch may sound more appealing. If you do want to have sex, you may be concerned about your overall comfort? Is sex during pregnancy different than “regular sex”? What changes can you expect? What positions work best for a growing bump, and what should you avoid altogether? Yep, this one’s explicit.
After you give birth your baby, your body needs some time to recover. After all, you just created another human being. Eventually, you (and your partner) may be wondering when you can have sex again. Is six weeks really enough time? How do you know if you’re ready? Will it feel different? How can you do it as safely as possible, and what should you expect?