Sex During Pregnancy

Written by Beverley Brooke


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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 ofrepparttar 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 harmrepparttar 136629 baby, because they feel another presence is inrepparttar 136630 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 thatrepparttar 136631 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.

Positioning

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 aboutrepparttar 136632 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


Foods To Avoid During Pregnancy

Written by Beverley Brooke


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Raw eggs like raw meat, raw eggs haverepparttar potential to carry bacteria, particularly salmonella. Believe it or not raw eggs are in a number of various products including some forms of Caesar dressing, mayonnaise and even ice cream. If you are uncertain about whether or not something you are eating contains raw eggs, avoid it unless you can find out for certain whether or not it is harmful.

Unpasteurized soft cheeses some chesses that are imported also haverepparttar 136628 potential to carry life threatening Listeria if they are not pasteurized. The most common types of cheese that carry this risk include certain forms of Brie, Camembert, feta, Gorgonzola and Mexican cheeses like queso. If these cheeses are pasteurized however they should be safe to consume.

Unpasteurized milk or juices remember that any type of milk product or juice that has not been pasteurized hasrepparttar 136629 potential to carry Listeria and other bacteria that may be harmful for you and your baby during pregnancy.

You should also avoid alcohol during your pregnancy. There is no known safe amount of alcohol that can be recommended during pregnancy. There are numerous fetal abnormalities and birth defects as well as developmental problems that have been associated with alcohol use during pregnancy. Alcohol should also be minimized or avoided during breastfeeding, because it can pass throughrepparttar 136630 breast milk.

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


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