Should new parents have sex with a newborn in the room?

This is my thrid child but since space is limited in our home we are sharing a bedroom with our baby till she is older and can room with her sister. I feel uncomfortable about having sex with my husband when she is in the same room.

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ktmjen

Asked by ktmjen at 11:40 AM on Sep. 29, 2008 in Relationships

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  • I know plenty of parents who have, but it really didn't play out for me at all because I didn't get my sex drive back until my daughter was 8 months old or so and I think thats too late to have sex with your baby in the room...and she did share a room with us
    kabbot01

    Answer by kabbot01 at 11:44 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • I do, but I make sure he can't see us. He's 5 months old. Usually either when he's sleeping or if he's in his pack in play in our room playing with toys. Sometimes that's the only chance we have.
    JMGouge

    Answer by JMGouge at 11:44 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • I used to but only when she was sleeping. Now she's in her own room so we don't have to worry about it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:47 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • I did after my son was born and staying in our room. I just made sure he could not see me and i could not see him.
    Connersmom9956

    Answer by Connersmom9956 at 11:49 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • Yes hubby and I did have sex with our newborn in the room. As someone already stated...sometimes it's the only chance you get.
    G is 11 months old now...and I noticed the other day when I was getting dressed...that as I took my pj shirt off....he stared at my boobies. So now that he's older and sleeps in his own room...there will be no more nookie with him in the room. hehe "Inquiring minds"
    jjessers

    Answer by jjessers at 11:56 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • haha yes. when Delilah was very small and was in her bassinet. Only chance we had!
    Sandiii

    Answer by Sandiii at 11:58 AM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • when my son was younger, yeah. but only with him in his playpen where he couldn't see me and i couldn't see him. and if he started crying, we stopped. simple as that. but now that he is older (almost a year) we keep it in a separate room while he is sleeping. its weird when i shower with him and he looks at my boobs constantly or points and asks "huh?" lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:16 PM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • Um, no....I worked in a daycare & you could tell the children that had seen stuff (even under one). Children will sometimes wake up & stay quiet & if they see something you can tell b/c they will hump toys or try to other babies lol. It's so funny b/c then you know which parents don't give a $h*t about what their kids see.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:57 PM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • yes for the same reasons as above. When they look at your boobs, i don't it really matters if you are dressed or not. little boys are just facinated with them from the door. It's in the species I tell ya. My son was the same way, so when he came in on me once I picked him to take him out & he kept poking them. it's a guy thing....
    HelenStoner

    Answer by HelenStoner at 12:59 PM on Sep. 29, 2008

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  • we do but she's sleeping at night. during are days off our other kids are home so we don't. though yesturday morning we did and the baby woke up 8months and laughed when she saw us. I grabbed a cover so fast lol...be careful...:)
    JCRestoredme

    Answer by JCRestoredme at 1:03 PM on Sep. 29, 2008

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