Now that I have spilled the beans that my husband and I are having lots of sex — to make a baby, I thought I would kill any ideas that you may have that we are having the best time ever with the new ‘have to have sex to make wife pregnant’ thing. Truth … baby-making sex is not really that fun. Spontaneous sex = awesome. Scheduled sex for when my cervical mucus is ‘ideal’ = not so much.
Baby-making sex can take a toll on a relationship. Stress of being intimate for the sole purpose to create a life plays on both partners and the joy of it all can go out the window fast. My husband and I have had our fair share of what we coin ‘chore sex’ in order to have the children we do. I remember one week while trying to conceive our youngest — it was hot as heck out and we were in fertile zone and had to ‘get it done’. Sexy, right?
Romance, communication and connection are important factors in a healthy relationship and those should not change just because the ‘goal’ of sex shifts from mostly pleasure to more ‘put baby in my uterus’. Click through for 8 tips on how to keep the romance alive while trying to make a baby:
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