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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

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

Ok if comfortable : Sex during pregnancy is safe unless your doctor has specifically told you to avoid it due to a medical condition. The sexual position is not an issue. ...Read more

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Does having frequent sex during pregnancy help with the delivery of the baby?

Not really!: Go easier the last month, but frequent sex during pregnancy keeps everyone happy (hopefully). Women carrying a male usually express more interest in sex, getting a testosterone infusion from the male fetus. Too vigorous sex late can induce contractions. ...Read more

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Is having sex during pregnancy normal?

Is having sex during pregnancy normal?

Yes: Sex is ok during pregnancy as long as it causes no discomfort to the woman. There are complications of the pregnancy when sex is not advisable such as bleeding. In that case, you want to avoid sex until the cause is found to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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Is it ok for my husband to suck my breast especially the nipple area when we're having sex during pregnancy?

Is it ok for my husband to suck my breast especially the nipple area when we're having sex during pregnancy?

Sure: However, biting the breast is a no-no as it can inject bacteria. The bacteria in the mouth are some very serious pathogens and a swig or two of Listerine by him and thorough washing of the breast post sex by you can minimize the possibility of infection. ...Read more

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I have found out I am 4 weeks pregnant and my husband still wants to continue having sex do you think it's ok to continue having sex during pregnancy?

I have found out I am 4 weeks pregnant and my husband still wants to continue having sex do you think it's ok to continue having sex during pregnancy?

Usually yes!: At 4 weeks of pregnancy there should be no problem having sex. Later on, there are certain medical conditions later in pregnancy that may cause your doctor to recommend you avoid intercourse (placenta previa, preterm labor, etc) but for most pregnancies it is safe to have sex for all 9 months. ...Read more

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Do women usually like the sex during pregnancy?

Do women usually like the sex during pregnancy?

Yes and they should: Most of us concentrate and talk about sex before/after pregnancy, but few of us realize that sexual activity is safe in all trimesters of a routine pregnancy. Sexual activity usually slows down during the last 2 weeks of a full term pregnancy and if the child is born via the vaginal canal, then you can expect a period of pelvic rest...4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Sex During Pregnancy (Definition)

You can have sex during pregnancy any ...Read more