It's exhausting making a human and, at times, quite uncomfortable. Towards the end of pregnancy, especially if you've watched your due date come and go, you might start thinking about trying to induce your labor. After all, you've been at this whole pregnancy thing for nine long months what could be the harm in giving the whole labor process a little nudge? There are many old wives tales and theories about how to "naturally" induce labor, including one that can be particularly fun: sex. Not all positions are created equal though, and some sex positions for inducing labor may be better than others.
Clearly you know how to have sex with your partner. But a lot of changes that happen in your body during pregnancy can likely make some of your go-to sex positions more challenging than before. Jess podcast. Otherwise, you should go with whatever pregnant sex positions feel good. But certain sex positions while pregnant allow for the woman with a baby bump to feel as comfortable as possible.
You could use the presence of your growing belly as an ideal excuse to experiment with different positions, since most couples find the missionary position very uncomfortable in late pregnancy. Some couples prefer it if the woman is on top as this allows her more control over the amount of penetration and there is less weight on her abdomen. Having a baby is all about adapting to new experiences, and most couples find they need to adapt their sex life too.
By the time you're 40 weeks pregnant, chances are you're both more than ready to meet your baby and starting to feel super impatient with being pregnant. If you're looking for a distraction, or simply looking to soak up the last little bit of alone time with your partner before your family expands, sex just might be the answer. There are quite a few sex positions for when you're 40 weeks pregnant that will help to make sure your bump doesn't get in the way during sexy time.