Introduction. So far, the sexual activity of pregnant women is poorly understood. There are few studies and their results are contradictory. It has been shown that most pregnant women feel the need for sexual contact, but it is subject to changes in specific trimesters of pregnancy.
Aim of the study. The aim of the study was to present selected aspects of sexual activity of pregnant women.
Selection of material. The search was conducted in the Scopus database using the term sexual activity of pregnant women 2000-2018. The literature found in the Google Scholar database was analysed for the highest number of quotations. The literature selected in this way was used as the material for this work.
Conclusions. Pregnancy is an exceptional and special time for the future mother. This period causes many changes in all areas of a woman. The sexual activity of pregnant women is still not fully understood. There are theories based often on conjecture. It is noteworthy that healthy women with an unharmed pregnancy can be sexually active during pregnancy.