Ashley Graham opens up on how pregnancy has affected her sex life
Renowned plus-sized model Ashley Graham has opened up about how being pregnant has affected her sex life with her partner in a brand-new interview.
In a recent interview with Vogue as part of their first 2020 issue, the soon-to-be mom spoke candidly about how her sexual side has been changed by the experience, stating: "I feel like every relationship goes in waves of sex. You’re like, ‘Hey, do we need to plan this?’ And now, with pregnancy, things have been really different."
Ashley and her partner Justin first announced her pregnancy way back in August in this video:
She continued: "Because there’s this huge bulge that can be sensitive if you lay on it or go into a new position. I’ve been literally asking every single one of my friends who have had babies or who’re pregnant, like, ‘What positions do you guys do?’ This has to be a normal conversation among mothers."
She also claimed that her friends have been very supportive throughout her pregnancy, namedropping Amy Schumer and Serena Williams, stating: "There’s just this camaraderie. It’s a secret society that I didn’t know about."
She continued: "I was hiding my pregnancy for the first four months. I’ve always had control over my body … but I had this life inside of me saying, ‘It’s not yours anymore, it’s mine.’ And you have to just succumb. And I felt like I didn’t have anyone to talk to."
Ashley Graham recently shared this video of her working out while pregnant with her fans:
She added: "I was gaining weight rapidly. And I felt alone. And the one piece of advice that my stylist, Jordan Foster, gave me was, ‘Make pregnant friends.’ None of my friends were in relationships, let alone pregnant. And now I have nine pregnant friends."
Ashley Graham came clean that she and her husband Justin Ervin were expecting a baby together back in August. The couple announced their happy baby news on their ninth wedding anniversary. Ashley first met Ervin, who works as a videographer, at church in 2009. The two of them were married just a year later - they've been together ever since.