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Is It Safe To Have Anal Sex While Pregnant
Not recommended.: Pregnancy leads to an increase in the venous pressure around the rectum, which is why many women get hemorrhoids. Anal sex can irritate that, leading to more hemorrhoids or a rectal fissure. Also, anal sex can lead to a release of bacteria in the bloodstream which could cause preterm labor. If you are considering this after pelvic rest for cervical bleeding or previa, it's not a safe alternative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
YES: Sex is ok in pregnancy as long as there are no complications of the pregnancy (e.g. Previa, bleeding, pre-term labor.....). Another consideration: is the relationship monogamous? --if not then there are risks to you and baby (you must avoid contracting herpes, hiv, syphilis etc..). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: No harm. Just take common sense precautions; undue pressure on the stomach, etc... ...Read more
Not necessarily.: Any safe consensual sex is generally ok during pregnancy. Avoid anogenital and orogenital contact during pregnancy for fear of serious infections and other complications. Rough/violent sex is also best avoided throughout pregnancy. Some women have no interest in sex in pregnancy; that is also ok and should allow other common interests to be explored instead. Avoid high-risk sexual behavior! ...Read more
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. This question has been asked many times here so you can read the other answers for more information also. ...Read more
Yes: There is no time of your cycle it is overall 'safer' to have sex. If you are referring to the chances of becoming pregnant, you are the most likely to become pregnant about two weeks after the start of your period. There is no guarantee that having sex right around your period will prevent pregnancy, however. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, discuss birth control options with your physician. ...Read more
Depends: When you say safe are you referrring to getting pregnant? If so then it is very unlikely you will get pregnant while on your period. Often people mistake other vaginal bleeding episodes for their actual period. If you do not want to be pregnant you should be on birth control and using condoms. Stds can be passed at anytime if sex is unprotected. ...Read more
Anal Sex: Common: Yes. Simple as that. Now the particulars. This common sexual activity is used world wide to one, avoid pregnancy, and two as part of a sexual life between partners of all sexual persuasions. The joy of sex and the joy of gay sex are two books that you may want to read to get some idea on how to accomplish this sexual act. Please do not forget that there are stds and anal sex is one area common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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