Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy? Dan and Jenn have some good news for people who don't want to miss out on sex for 9 months.
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Jennifer: Hi, this question is from Pascal in Canada. Dear Dan and Jennifer, If my wife is pregnant, is it still okay to have sex? Me and my wife are thinking about having a baby and when she is pregnant, I do not want to miss out on sex for several months. Dan: Yes, nine months, no sex for you. Jennifer: I hope you answer my question in one of your videos. Thanks. Pascal Okay, here is the deal. Dan: Assuming that it is a healthy pregnancy, you have seen your doctor, you are talking to your doctor and everything is normal and okay, then yes, you can have sex. But keep in mind there a lot of time she is not going to feel like it. She is going to be tired, she is going to feel sick, yes all kinds of fun. Jennifer: Yes, the first three months she feels like throwing up. In the last three months, she is too tired to doing anything, so keep that in mind. Dan: Can you? That is going to vary by the day. Jennifer: Look at the technical safety aspects. I wrote this down so I did not forget. Is your baby safe? Absolutely, okay. Assuming what he said at the beginning, as long you have talked to your doctor and it is a normal healthy pregnancy. Okay, so your baby is fully protected by the amniotic sac, which is the little bag that holds the baby. And also the muscles of the uterus. What most guys do not recognize is how that stuff is made up down there, but there is actually a separate little container in there, okay? So it is not just the vagina. It is actually contained in its own little container. Dan: Is there something else in there? Damn, I never knew! [Laughter] Jennifer: And this sounds kind of gross but there is a thick mucus plug that even blocks that hole. Dan: Excellent. Jennifer: So I know that sounds kind of gross but it has even got a cork, okay? So I mean the baby is safe. Dan: I am going to have nightmares after this, okay. Jennifer: Assuming everything is normal. Dan: Okay and guys, no matter how proud you are of your little friend, your penis is not going to be impacting the baby, yet. I know you are thinking it is impressive and it is damn, but you are not going to be hitting the baby. Jennifer: Yes, but again, talk to your doctor, make sure it is normal, healthy and from there on just go for it and have fun.