Q: Which is the best sexual position in the third trimester? Can you suggest one?
A: You can find the Dr. Ruth and Dr. Amos position on page 125 of the book, Dr. Ruth's Pregnancy Guide for Couples. We can't show it to you here, but can try to describe it: The woman is on the bed on her back, reaching the edge of the bed, and her knees are flexed and her legs are open and off to one side. The man is on his knees or standing on the floor at the edge of the bed, in between her legs. Because her legs are usually not long enough to reach the floor comfortably, she can place one or both feet on a chair off to the side to give her stability. This position allows intercourse without putting any pressure on her belly. At the same time the man can reach her clitoris to give her further stimulation. While the Dr. Ruth and Dr. Amos position is designed for pregnant couples, it can also be quite pleasurable even if the woman is not pregnant.