Jenny Mei, MD

Pediatric Associates of Michiana

6301 University Commons Suite 320


Dr Mei is Resident Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles.


Sexual health and function in pregnancy

August 01, 2017

Physiologic changes during pregnancy affect the body’s hormonal milieu as well as a woman’s sexual desires, responses, and practices. In this review, we discuss knowledge gaps, the physiology of the female sexual response during pregnancy, types of sexual activity during pregnancy, and existing literature on anatomic and physiologic changes by trimester and postpartum.