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5 Things That Happen To Your Boobs During First Trimester Sex

During pregnancy, your body changes an intense amount. Between the physical and emotional altercations, there's enough going on to make you feel slightly out of sorts when it comes to what's going on with your body. And the same goes for sex during pregnancy. You may experience a few different things during pregnancy sex than you did before you conceived. Especially when it comes to your boobs. When things are just rolling into action, there are a few surprising things that happen to your boobs during first trimester sex.

Because your boobs are so amazing, it should come as no surprise that they're going to do some out of the ordinary things when you bring pregnancy into the picture. In the first trimester of your pregnancy, your body's going through some major changes. Between hormones, your mental state, and the rate at which you're doing your best to keep up, sex while pregnant is bound to be a little different than the sex you're used to. So before you dive right into bed with your partner, read up on all the things that happen to your boobs during first trimester sex, so that you know what to expect. Because some of the stuff that happens is seriously unexpected.

1. Your Boobs Might Leak

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Dr. Lauren Streicher, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University and author of the forthcoming Love Sex Again. told Huffington Post that your boobs might leak during pregnancy sex. “If your partner is handling your breasts and nipples, sometimes that’s going to cause a little bit of fluid to come out, which can kind of freak people out if they’re not expecting it,” Streicher said. Toward the end of your first trimester is when to start looking out for any nipple discharge during sex.

2. Your Boobs Will Be Extra Tender

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Because your hormones are going crazy right now, your breasts will be extra tender, according to What to Expect. For some women, breasts can begin feeling tender as early as a few days after conception. Because some women find sexual stimulation especially gratifying during intercourse, this may change how much, or how little, you'd like your breasts to be stimulated during intercourse.

3. Your Nipples May Be Inverted

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Say what? According to Baby Center, it's fairly common for women who are pregnant for the first time to have inverted nipples. Additionally, Pregnancy noted that one third of mothers will experience some degree of inversion. But because your skin will change and become more elastic during pregnancy, according to the site, only about ten percent will have any inversion by the time your baby is born.

4. Your Boobs Will Grow

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I mean, obviously. Your boobs get huge during pregnancy. But did you know they also grow during sex? Daily Mail noted that your boobs get bigger during sex — up to 25 percent bigger. As your breasts start to grow during your first trimester, your partner will have more to play with.

5. You May Be Able To Orgasm Through Nipple Stimulation

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Towards the end of your first trimester, you'll start to experience a surge of hormones, which can significantly increase your sex drive, according to certified sex therapist Rose Hartzell. According to the American Pregnancy Association, your nipples will be especially sensitive. Put those two things together, and you might just become one of those women who can orgasm through nipple stimulation.