According to sex experts, women get the most pleasure out of basic missionary sex. "Interestingly, when we surveyed women, good old-fashioned missionary position was the overall favorite. There's nothing fancy about it, but women said they loved the closeness and the intimacy of having their partner's weight on them," says Solot.
But in order for missionary position to be most effective, make sure you're entering her at the correct angle, says Los Angeles-based sex expert and radio host Lora Somoza. "By going in diagonally—rather than straight in and out—there's more friction for clitorial stimulation, which is best, since that's how most women achieve orgasm."
2. Reverse Cowgirl
In this position, the man is either lying down or in a sitting position, and the female straddles him backwards — facing his feet instead of his face. It's a key position that also allows easy access to the clitoris, says sexologist and sexuality educator Megan Andelloux. "Because of the easier clitoral access, this position is the one that is most likely to facilitate an orgasm because direct clitoral stimulation is easy to engage in."
3. Doggie Style
Doggie style is a great position for the woman because it allows her to have optimal control. "She is able to adjust her range of motion for an angle that feels best," says Amy Levine, a sex coach and founder of Ignite Your Pleasure. "He can likely stimulate her G-spot and have access to her clitoris with his hand, her hand or a toy, like a small bullet-shaped vibrator."
But make sure to use your hands for clitoral stimulation too while in the doggie style position, says sexologist Gloria Brame, Ph.D. "She will rarely have an orgasm if you're not doing something manually in front at the same time," she says.
4. Girl on Top
Another position that allows her to have the most control of her orgasm is when she's the one on top, facing forward. But the position still needs to be a joint effort, Somoza explains. "You can help her by moving her hips up and down. It's a communication thing," she says. Levine adds that when the woman is on top, "she's in control of the depth and motion, as well as having easy access to her clitoris for pleasure."
If your lady doesn't prefer deep penetration, Andelloux suggests spooning. It’s also good "if you're into lazy morning Sunday sex playtime. It concentrates on stimulation of the front portion of the vagina or rectum, which is where the most nerves are located in the genitals." Andelloux explains that spooning is pleasurable because it creates a tighter fit in the vagina and rectum, so if a woman is looking for more stimulation from her partner’s fingers or penis... spoon away.
According to Marshall Miller, a sex educator and co-author of I Love Female Orgasm: An Extraordinary Orgasm Guide, this is another great position for clitoral stimulation. "Both partners are lying down. The woman is on her back and the guy is on his side. She has her legs draped over his middle like a giant X," he says. "Since your bodies aren't squished against each other, either you or she can reach down to rub her clitoris, what most women need to reach the Big O."