But this is changing. Can masturbating cause any health problems? Can it make you lose your virginity? Is it okay to masturbate if you are in a relationship?
To the relief of all who may find their sex drive on turbo during pregnancy , masturbation can be a welcome — and safe — way to release sexual energy and enjoy being in your body. Still, there are some things to know about masturbation and pregnancy. First, if you have a high-risk pregnancy, caused by placenta previa, a weak cervix, or something else, your doctor may tell you to avoid sexual activity — including solo sex — to lower your risk of going into early labor. So if you have a high-risk pregnancy, talk with your doctor about what sexual activities are safe. Masturbating regularly and often is totally fine.
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Look it up. I discovered this fairly early on in my pregnancy, as I was approaching the end of my first trimester. My morning sickness was fading, I was starting to regain my energy, and I was no longer subsisting on a diet of ginger ale and stale graham crackers—but I still had no desire to have sex with my husband. But even though I was feeling fat, sluggish, nauseous, and profoundly uninterested in sex, I was intensely horny—like, sixth-grade-boy-in-the-computer-lab-after-school horny.