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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it dangerous for me to have sex in the third trimester?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Usually not, but....: It depends on your comfort, how vigorous the activity is, and whether you have interest, rather than feeling you must!

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A 22-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to have sex in the third trimester?

6 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Yes: It is safe to have sex throughout pregnancy unless you have been diagnosed with certain complications of pregnancy. Placenta previa or preterm labor would be examples where your doctor would tell you to avoid intercourse.
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A 20-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to have sex during the third trimester, and if so, what position is safest?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Cathleen London
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Yes: Yes it is safe and whatever position you can get comfortable in!

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