Sex and Intimacy During Pregnancy

Walk through the science behind, benefits of, and how to facilitate sex and intimacy during pregnancy.

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Dr. Casie Danenhauer, DPT and her partner, Austin Humble, share a candid conversation about the very under discussed and often taboo topic of sex and intimacy during pregnancy. Talking points include:

  • Myths related to sexual desire during pregnancy and different trimesters
  • Factors that can influence sexual desire- Knowing there's no "normal"!
  • Sexuality vs. sensuality and intimacy and the need to open up perspectives of intimacy
  • Benefits of intimacy for baby and pregnant partner
  • Role of self-reflection and communication in intimacy and desires
  • Strategies to support intimacy
  • Hormonal benefits to parents and babies of intimacy

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