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When is it safe to have sex during pregnancy?

When is it safe to have sex during pregnancy?

Ok: In uncomplicated pregnancy therm should be no reason not to have relations ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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Is it safe to have sex during periods?

Is it safe to have sex during periods?

Safe: People can have sex during menses. However if you are asking if this means pregnancy won't occur - the most I can say is the probability would be quite low at that time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex during menstruation?

Is it safe to have sex during menstruation?

Yes: A woman's risk of contracting certain stds increase during menses so as always, use protection such as a condom. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have unprotected sex during menstruation?

Is it safe to have unprotected sex during menstruation?

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

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Is it safe have sex during pregnancy safe?

Is it safe have sex during pregnancy safe?

Safe: Sexual intercourse is not contraindicated during pregnancy, in most cases. Abstinence is generally recommended for patients with an incompetent cervix, placenta previa, and for patients with premature labor. Sexual intercourse during pregnancy may cause some contractions, but will not cause labor. It is associated with an increased incidence of spotting or bleeding during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex while pregnant?

Is it safe to have sex while pregnant?

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 more

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Is it safe to have sex when during non-fertile days?

Is it safe to have sex when during non-fertile days?

The only way to: Have 'safe sex' (protection from pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases) is to use protection every time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex while pregnant?

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 more

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Can i have sexual intercourse during pregnancy? When it is not safe to have sex?

Can i have sexual intercourse during pregnancy? When it is not safe to have sex?

Pregnancy: Please do not have sexual intercourse during pregnancy!! Yes you can enjoy the company of your husband but I think sex is not a good thing. Please contact your Gynecologist and get her/his opinion. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have anal sex during second trimester pregnancy?

Is it safe to have anal sex during second trimester pregnancy?

Not during prenancy: Aside from bacteria from the anus contaminating the perineum and invading the vagina which puts the fetus at risk. There is also the risk of physical injury to the anal sphincter and fetus. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy without using condoms?

Safe sex if pregnant: Only if you trust your partner and are monogamous. Otherwise, no. ...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


Sex During Pregnancy (Definition)

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