It is a very frequent doubt that you transfer to us, ¿can i use lubricants during pregnancy? The answer is quite simple: yes. But as so many others come behind this question, we are going to come up with a quick guide to questions and answers about lubricants and pregnancy.
Is it safe to use lubricants if I am pregnant?
It is totally safe. In fact, it is even recommended. The hormonal changes of pregnancy can cause some women to have more vaginal moisture than usual, or the opposite. In the second case, if you want to have normal sexual intercourse, using lubricants will make it easier. And in the first, it will make you enjoy more. Since the cervix is closed until delivery, you don't have to worry that the fetus may receive lubricant. Sexual intercourse during pregnancy is totally safe for him. In addition, it is scientifically proven that the fact that the mother enjoys a pleasant sexual life during pregnancy improves both her health and that of the baby. Do not spot yourself!
What kind of lubricants should I use during pregnancy?
The ideal is to use a water-based lubricant, to avoid risks of irritation or infection by respecting the pH of your skin and mucous membranes. Ideally, lubricants are formulated with organic products and are based on vegetable oils. We, the Lubets, meet all these requirements and we will make you enjoy a lot.
Are there any lubricants I should avoid during pregnancy?
It is better not to use lubricants with additives, and also avoid (at all times, not just during pregnancy) homemade lubricants such as Vaseline or coconut oil, products that have not been designed for use as an intimate lubricant and can cause irritation or infections.
After childbirth, can I recover my sexual life?
Yes there is no problem. And in this case, the use of intimate lubricants is again recommended, especially during the first weeks. We do not have to give up pleasure, just find the ideal time to enjoy it.