Consummation of marriage

first sex act as part of a marriage or relationship
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The first time married people have sexual intercourse with each other, after their marriage is called consummation. One of the reasons why people get married is to have children. Many countries (and jurisdictions) have laws so that people who do not have sex with each other can have their marriage annulled (undone).

Illustration from Tacuinum Sanitatis, a medieval handbook on wellness.