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Remember that pregnancy is often an emotional roller coaster, and your husband or partner may be more concerned that you might react differently, or may be scared of idea of having a family in general. Some men have a difficult time being intimate with their wives even when they recognize that they will not harm baby, because they feel another presence is in room.
That said, many men and women have remarkable sexual relationships throughout their pregnancy. Even if you do not engage in intercourse with your husband, it is important that two of you work on nurturing your relationship throughout your pregnancy. Foot rubs, kissing, back rubs and holding hands are all excellent ways to share some intimacy without actually engaging in intercourse.
The best way you can ensure that you and your partner remain close during your pregnancy is to check in with your partner on occasion. Inform them of your needs, let them know where you are coming from and what you need or want from them.
If you and your partner are interested in maintaining a healthy sexual relationship during pregnancy, then undoubtedly you must be wondering what positions will work best for you as your belly grows and expands. The best thing you can do during your pregnancy is keep an open mind and be creative. Most women will find that it is uncomfortable to enjoy sex in a missionary position after about first or mid second trimester. Try flipping over, woman on top and even lying next to one another during your pregnancy.
Article by Beverley Brooke, author of "Ensure A Healthy Pregnancy For You And Your Baby And Lose Weight After Pregnancy" - visit http://www.pregnancy-weight-loss.com for more on a range of pregnancy health issues