Study found first, second trimesters don’t mean lowered interest for most women

via Business Week, by Amanda Gardner


About half of the women in the survey said their sexual satisfaction remained the same throughout the pregnancy while a lesser proportion — 27.7 percent — said it declined. Sexual desire was the same in 38.8 percent and down in 32.5 percent of the participants.

The most common type of sexual activity was vaginal (performed by 98.3 percent), followed by oral sex (38.1 percent) and anal sex (6.6 percent). About one-fifth of women said they masturbated during pregnancy.

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