Sexuality during pregnancy is more than deciding whether or not to have sex.
Sexuality includes how you feel about your:
This can affect whether or not – and how – you want to make love. Here are some reasons why you may not feel very sexual:
On the other hand, some women feel sexually excited a lot of the time when they are pregnant and want to make love frequently. Both expressions of desire are perfectly normal.
How you feel emotionally can also affect whether or not you want to make love.
Just remember, if you want to have a happy, healthy pregnancy:
Please contact your doctor or midwife if:
For your health or the baby’s health, call:
Toronto Public Health
For sexuality information, including the location of your local Sexual Health Clinic, call:
AIDS and Sexual Health InfoLine
For help with abuse, call:
Assaulted Women’s Helpline