Sexual Activity Problems During Pregnancy And Midwives Care

Sexual Activity Problems During Pregnancy And Midwives Care




Pregnancy, exual activity, midwifery care


Pregnancy is one of the most serious periods in a woman's life. Sexuality is an important part of health and well-being. According to the World Health Organization, safe sexual experiences cannot be defined solely as the absence of sexual activity disorders; It is also a state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality. Sexual activity is an important part of every person's personality and the cornerstone of the overall couple relationship and has a significant impact on quality of life. Pregnancy can be a situation that negatively affects the quality of sexual relationship between couples. Safe sexual activity during pregnancy is one of the cornerstones of couples' transition from partner to parent. Most literature has shown a relationship between pregnancy and sexual activity problems. Sexual activity for any couple has a complex etiology determined by various psychological, cultural, ethical, sociological factors. In addition to the strong influence of hormones during pregnancy, emotional changes may occur in lifestyle and these may affect the expression of sexual desires and sexual behavior. Both the woman and her partner may be concerned about complications that may arise as a result of sexual activity during pregnancy. The aim of this review is to draw attention to the effects of pregnancy on the sexual activities of couples.


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TUNC, R. (2023). Sexual Activity Problems During Pregnancy And Midwives Care: Sexual Activity Problems During Pregnancy And Midwives Care. Mediterian Journal of Health Sciences Current Research, 1(1), 47–53.