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Doctor insights on: Different Sex Positions During Pregnancy

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Which sex positions are safe during pregnancy?

Sideways from rear: Is safest. Male lying under partner with female on top either facing each other or female's back toward partner are both also safe positions. Male sitting underneath on a chair with female either facing him, or both facing forward works for some couples. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Does having sex during pregnancy hurt the baby? As in the motion and positions?

Does having sex during pregnancy hurt the baby? As in the motion and positions?

Usually not: It is usually not a problem for most couples to remain sexually active throughout pregnancy. Late in pregnancy, comfort may become an issue, and some positions may be more comfortable than others. Some women with complications, such as placenta previa or preterm labor, should not have intercourse during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is sex safe during pregnancy?

Is sex safe during pregnancy?

Pregnancy and sex: To my understanding, yes however however you should have an advice from your obstetrician, providing providing you have an uncomplicated pregnancy ...Read more

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Why does sex feel different in pregnancy?

Why does sex feel different in pregnancy?

Body changes: There are 2 main reasons sex feels different during pregnancy. With pregnancy, there is engorgement of the vaginal tissues which can cause a chafing feeling during and after sex. Part of orgasm is uterine contraction. With increasing size of the uterus, orgasm can cause a pressure feeling or cramp feeling that can last for up to half and hour after sex. ...Read more

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During early pregnancy, is sex good or bad to do?

During early pregnancy, is sex good or bad to do?

Usually good: Sex during pregnancy is fine under most circumstances. Contraindications would be if there is bleeding, or a threat of serious bleeding, preterm labor or sometimes threatened preterm labor, when bedrest is prescribed, or after your water breaks. Many women find their sex drive heightened in the second trimester due to increased pelvic blood flow and congestion. ...Read more

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What can I do if sex makes me sick during pregnancy?

What can I do if sex makes me sick during pregnancy?

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 affect how we feel about sex. And during pregnancy, your body is changing so much, it is hard to keep up. Try new positions or timing. But if sex makes you feel poorly, take a break for a while. ...Read more

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Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

Is it normal for sex to make me sick during pregnancy?

No. It depends....: ...What you mean by "sick." check with your obstetrician. Perhaps diet or change of position might help. ...Read more

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Completely limp during protected sex, chance of pregnancy?

Completely limp during protected sex, chance of pregnancy?

Well if he : Ejaculated at some point before or after being limp ; then a limp penis remained in the vagina with a condom - this could allow for leakage of ejaculate or pre-ejaculate. If your protection is an oral contraceptive which you have taken consistently for at least a month - then the chance of pregnancy is really very low. ...Read more

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What are the things to avoid during pregnancy besides sex?

What are the things to avoid during pregnancy besides sex?

Alcohol, tobacco, &: Fish with high mercury levels such as swordfish, tuna, tilefish, mackerel, bluefish, shark, grouper in fact those highup on food chain who have eaten other fish and retained their mercury.( shrimp, scallops, clams + salmon are safe) xs liver consuption may be bad from vitamin a toxicity as well as xs tofu (fine in moderate amounts) may have a slight feminizing effect on baby boys' genitalia. ...Read more

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Does sex damage the development of a baby during 7 weeks of pregnancy?

Does sex damage the development of a baby during 7 weeks of pregnancy?

NO: Having sex does not damage a baby's development during any part of pregnancy. For more about sex during pregnancy see http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/pregnancy-week-by-week/in-depth/sex-during-pregnancy/art-20045318 ...Read more

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Why does it look different 'down there' before, during, and after pregnancy?

Why does it look different 'down there' before, during, and after pregnancy?

Change is life's fee: Welcome! be not dismayed -it's all about life -growth and change. Even if we did nothing, our bodies defy our best wishes. Take care of you ! ...Read more

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What can I do to avoid sex during my pregnancy if I have a strong-willed partner?

Talk to him: First step: do you really want to avoid sex during pregnancy? If you aren't convinced he won't be either. Step two: a fair talk with him about your concerns, and try to reach agreement. Most partners cooperate when they understand. If you need step three: i tell patients to blame it on me (the doctor.) but if you need step 3, think hard about what it means to you that step 2 didn't work. ...Read more

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With my wife during pregnancy at 4 weeks?but we already did sex.im too worrying if something bad.?.thanks!

With my wife during pregnancy at 4 weeks?but we already did sex.im too worrying if something bad.?.thanks!

There usually is no: risk having sexual intercourse at 4 weeks of pregnancy. I would only be concerned if your wife is having spotting or pain. If so, she should see her OB ...Read more

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Is sex and masterbation ok during the first three months of pregnancy?

Is sex and masterbation ok during the first three months of pregnancy?

Generally no problem: Sex is safe if done with one's monogamous spouse and if there are no sexually transmitted diseases nor any pregnancy complications (such as premature labor). As long as it is comfortable enough for both people, one can have sex throughout her pregnancy. Having intercourse and orgasms is fine as long as the pregnancy is going well. It is also important psychologically for both people. ...Read more

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