There are some important circumstances, though, when you and your partner may be advised not to have sex. Keep in mind it's not some clueless guy pontificating about pregnancy sex. All that conception sex I talked about last week has finally paid off. They may have trouble seeing their pregnant partners in a sexual light, or may find the physical changes of pregnancy unattractive. A study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine found that Relationships How do men feel about sex during pregnancy? The solution here, not surprisingly, is to talk to each other about how you feel, and about your desires and needs. She may be thinking that mums aren't supposed to have sex. It was odd initiating sex after six weeks were up. Your partner's ideas about sex during pregnancy can also vary enormously. In fact, conception and pregnancy can increase your sexual intimacy with your partner, and you may never feel closer. We were a bit like a new couple, feeling our way through. Of course, the hormonal changes of pregnancy can make many women feel nauseated, achy, stressed, tired, cranky, unattractive, or simply too tired to even think about making love, points out Hilda Hutcherson, M. Sure, it's probably best coming directly from a guy's partner so he knows his woman actually wants the same things as this writer, but we can't always verbalize exactly what we're looking for, especially in the heat of the moment, so that's where this article comes in handy maybe leave a copy lying around for him to read? The ability to give his partner amazing orgasms can be a turn-on for many men, presenting a sexy win-win situation for some couples. The child became central to my mind, and intercourse seemed somehow irrelevant.