See Benefits of Sex During Pregnancy

Jul 04, 2019 Kayode Oseh

We may have heard that sex during pregnancy have lots of benefits. But what are these benefits? lets find out. However, note that the benefits listed below is not exhaustive.

Preparation for labor

Sex can help your body prepare for labor. semen contains a compound called prostaglandins which can help ripen the cervix and assist a woman in labor.

It can balance your blood pressure:

High blood pressure during pregnancy usually lead to problems and a lot of complications. So having sex during pregnancy can trigger a balance in blood pressure. 

It reduces Stress

Pregnancy usually makes a woman feel stressed and tensed - sex during pregnancy is one way to reduce such problems. Sex is usually linked with happiness because it make your body release some neurotransmitters and hormones such as dopamine and oxytocine which helps to relief stress and make you feel good.

Improve your immunity.

Oxytocin hormone have been proven to boost immune system research suggests, which is very important in a woman's pregnancy since they are susceptible to catching sickness and some other health complications.

Improved connections

Having frequent sex during pregnancy can help improve connections and bonding with your partner.

It Lowers Your Cortisol Level

As earlier said, sex can make your body release a neurotransmitter such as dopamine and the presence of this chemical, reduces your level of cortisol there by make you reduce stress. Cortisol is a hormone that make you look stressed out and the presence of dopamine reduces the level of this cortisol.   

 

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