If fears about having pregnant sex are stressing you out, here's what you need to know. Plus, a few safe sex positions to accommodate your growing belly. One minute, the sight of your partner makes you want to put him out with the weekly garbage; the next, you might want to play a couple of rounds of naked Twister. Par for the course when it comes to wanting to have sex during pregnancy. See, as your estrogen and progesterone levels rise, they cause changes in your body that boost libido.
You may find out if your baby is male or female during an ultrasound done between the 18th and 22nd weeks of pregnancy. But if the doctor can't see the genitals of the baby clearly they may not be able to tell the gender of the baby for sure. Although the formation of the vulva or penis of a baby starts occurring by the 6th week of pregnancy, girl and boy babies look quite similar during a first-trimester ultrasound till about the 14th week of pregnancy. By the 18th week, your doctor may be able to determine the sex of your baby if they are lying in a position that makes their genitals visible.
Although the risk of pregnancy without sexual intercourse penetration is very low, it's still possible to get pregnant if you came into contact with semen at any point during sexual play. Pregnancy happens when a man's sperm fertilizes a woman's egg. A man's semen the liquid produced when he ejaculates contains millions of sperm. One ejaculation can contain more than million sperm.