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Is it safe to have intercourse with my pregnant wife? Will it harm the baby in any way?

Is it safe to have intercourse with my pregnant wife? Will it harm the baby in any way?

Safe for: It is usually safe to have intercourse with your wife until she is in the third trimester. When the third trimester approaches it is wise to ask your OB/GYN (during a prenatal visit) when exactly to stop. ...Read more

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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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I get UTI after intercourse. I have been prescribed Nitrofurantoin 100mg after sex. Is this safe while planning for pregnancy. Does it harm the sperm?

I get UTI after intercourse. I have been prescribed Nitrofurantoin 100mg after sex. Is this safe while planning for pregnancy. Does it harm the sperm?

Here are some...: Nothing could be perfect, but it is still reasonable to use for your condition. For more detail, go to https://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/nitrofurantoin.html. Thereby, you gain insights on how to jointly decide if you wants to take it or not. To help understand life reality, go to articles in Basics for Self-Care in http://www.formefirst.com/Basics-SelfImprovement.html. Best wish... ...Read more

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Will it harm a 11month infant if she see me and her father having sex? It is very hard to get any alone time! and one time she woke up and caught us.

Will it harm a 11month infant if she see me and her father having sex? It is very hard to get any alone time! and one time she woke up and caught us.

Not at 11 month...: At 11 month, she will be fine. She is not knowing what you are doing at this point in her life..Probably just glad to see you there when she wakes up... At 11 years of age, that will be a different story... Best of luck to you... ...Read more

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Is it safe to have intercourse at 4 weeks 4 days pregnant? Will this cause miscarriage or harm the embryo in anyway?

Is it safe to have intercourse at 4 weeks 4 days pregnant? Will this cause miscarriage or harm the embryo in anyway?

Safe: Should be fine. As long as the pregnancy is ok there should be no issues. Once and a while sex can cause some bleeding from the cervix which is annoying but not harmful. ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test after IVF FET is it alright to have intercourse after the 2ww? Will this cause miscarriage or harm the embryo in anyway?

Positive pregnancy test after IVF FET is it alright to have intercourse after the 2ww? Will this cause miscarriage or harm the embryo in anyway?

OK: Most doctors routinely recommend not to simply because if the pregnancy does not progress well you will think sex affected it. But it is actually entirely safe and ok. ...Read more

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Had sex a wk before period and got a positive pregnancy test 2 weeks after. Is that possible? Or could pregnancy hav happen before that intercourse?

Had sex a wk before period and got a positive pregnancy test 2 weeks after. Is that possible? Or could pregnancy hav happen before that intercourse?

Maybe. Maybe not.: If already pregnant, that would mean the "period" was not a real menstrual period, because having a real menstrual period clears out the uterus... So having a real menstrual period means not pregnant at that time. ...Read more

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Can sneezing alot in first trimester would harm my babies? Pregnant with twins

Can sneezing alot in first trimester would harm my babies?  Pregnant with twins

No: Your babies are protected from the world around them by several layers of tissue and the bag of waters. Try to stay healthy, rest and eat right. Get regular prenatal care and take you vitamins.The only infections that might bother baby are ones that enter your blood, like flu, so a flu shot in season is a good idea. good luck. ...Read more

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


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