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Sex in 3rd trimester

(14 Posts)
Takingitasitcomes13 Tue 24-May-16 12:08:32

I am 38 weeks and it's safe to say it's been a while. I miss being close to him but don't initiate because I know it's a logistical nightmare given my size now, and with us both already being bigger before pregnancy! We had no problems before but hubby struggles with being put off by the smallest re- menouvers or false starts and gets really put off.
Now, at this point, I think we are both over cautious and I struggle to initiate due to worrying my size will stop us and he seems to need me to do all the work to get going.
I just want to be close to him, and want the benefits of sex for encouraging labour, I just don't know what to do. It's becoming very upsetting for me and he feels a lot of pressure.

AnUtterIdiot Tue 24-May-16 12:19:42

Could you possibly do cough other things?

malvinandhobbes Tue 24-May-16 13:27:10

Other things are great. 80% of activity now is other things. Let's be honest, its all a bit of a mess at the moment.

My biggest problem is the kicking baby is VERY distracting.

mrsmugoo Tue 24-May-16 13:39:51

I'm 38 weeks too and totally sympathise but I've explained to my DH that just like tedious TTC sex, he is going to be required to perform over the next couple of weeks to help things along!

AyeAmarok Tue 24-May-16 13:47:55

Doggy style an option?

mrsmugoo Tue 24-May-16 13:48:36

It's pretty much the only option!

Philoslothy Tue 24-May-16 13:49:45

Doggy or on your side and lots of extras .

wallybantersjunkbox Tue 24-May-16 13:53:56

Spooning - lie on the side with a pillow under bump and another pillow between your knees op. Curl up knees and he lays behind you.

Or kneels behind you. This was the only way for me when I was huge.

(And last night because I have a fractured leg bone and strangely being trussed up like this - it's making me frisky and I'm making u nreasonable demands on poor DP blush)

Eminado Thu 26-May-16 08:10:38

Hahahahaha grin straight talk from MrsMug grin

frikadela01 Thu 26-May-16 08:54:35

Im 34+3. I've taken to bending over the back of the sofa but the feeling of the baby kicking at the optimum moment feels so wrong.

To be fair to dp though hes been fab about it all.

kiki22 Thu 26-May-16 09:50:33

Right here's want you do.... You complain of being really warm so go and put some tiny shorts on you then decide you need to go on the birthing ball, next you kneel using the ball to support your arms and bump, arse toward him and start rolling back and forward he wont be able to say no winkshock

Flossiesmummy Thu 26-May-16 11:07:10

Kiki's got the right idea grin

Oysterbabe Thu 26-May-16 11:09:11

He needs to make hay now because it ain't happening for a while after!

wallybantersjunkbox Thu 26-May-16 11:28:13

It's a very romantic time...all of this planned positioning. gringringrin

Ok...feet flat, hands on sofa, bend, cushion in position and.....

GO!!!

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