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Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy?

If you are pregnant, you may ask yourself whether it is safe to have sex during pregnancy. The answer is YES. Ladies, it is indeed safe to have sex for most women during pregnancy. However your midwife and/or doctor may tell you if it’s a no go area. If the health practitioner approves you can do what you feel is comfortable and feels good for you. Because despite what some people think, you don’t hurt your baby by having sex when pregnant.

What to expect when your expecting

Finding out that you are pregnant can leave you bubbling with joy. During my first few weeks after finding out that the baby is on the way, I was just untouchable, forever smiling, just couldn’t hold it. But when time goes on you’ll have mixed emotions, want to cry, laugh, feeling lonely and all this can be good or bad. It’s very easy to become obsessive about yourself in pregnancy as your daily routine is affected by pregnancy. Whilst pregnancy can be a beautiful thing, it can also be scary. It has ups and downs; some days you might not even want the job of being a parent and feel the pressure of raising a human being and being responsible.

Exercise suitable for pregnant women

Pregnancy can be an exciting and stressful period. With so much information going around it can become hard to figure out what is good advice and what is just nonsense. When it comes to exercise, it is normal to feel reluctant at first however exercising is actually good for you and the baby during pregnancy. It’s good for strengthening your muscles and builds endurance for when you give birth. It will also be easier for you to shed weight after the pregnancy. In the same breath be careful that you don’t overdo it because that could also strain you and the baby. Before getting started its important to ask your DR what is best for you as every women is different. In the mean time, here are a few exercises to look into once you have the go ahead.