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is it normal for sex to make me feel sick during pregnancy

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Listen to your body: Although it is safe to have sex until the last few weeks of your pregnancy, you should let how you feel guide your actions. It is normal for some thin ... Read More
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Dr. Jesse Mills
20 years experience Urology
No: Sex is normal and healthy in pregnancy and should not make you feel sick.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: I have not heard this complaint before. I would guess that the pressure of the uterus along with pressure from having sex is causing your stomach to ... Read More
Dr. Yale Shulman
45 years experience Urology
No. It depends....: ...What you mean by "sick." check with your obstetrician. Perhaps diet or change of position might help.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be : Remember your body is changing as a human being grows inside you. It is common for many women to complain about pain during intercourse as well as man ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a break: Sometimes during pregnancy sex just doesn't feel good. Don't feel pressured to do everything you did before. Fatigue, nausea, hormones can all affec ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, very normal.: A lot of partners worry that sex will start labor or hurt the baby. In addition, they may look at you differently now that you are pregnant. Normally ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Toohill
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Sure!: Many women have increased sex drive during their first and second trimesters especially. Positive feelings, hormones, and increased blood flow contrib ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Shubert
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sex is normal: As long as you have no complicating factors with your pregnancy, sex is ok during pregnancy. If however, you have had bleeding, preterm labor or prema ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Normal: It is very normal, especially if it only happens occasionally.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Possibly: Depends on how rough the sex was. If it continues, check w/your ob> better safe than sorry.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No, bleeding when: You have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy is not normal. Please see your doctor promptly and hold off on sex until medically cleared.
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