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When is your body ready for sex after pregnancy?

When is your body ready for sex after pregnancy?

6-8 weeks: Factors that may affect your return to sexual activity include: vaginal delivery vs c-section, easy vaginal delivery vs difficult delivery with large episiotomy, breast feeding (can actually delay the recovery of the vagina due to low estrogen), how much help and support you have. I think 4-6 weeks is the minimal time to delay sexual relations. 3-4 month delay may indicated other problems. ...Read more

Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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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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What is a realistic way to stop teen sex and pregnancy?

What is a realistic way to stop teen sex and pregnancy?

Education: This is a natural part of life. Understanding consequences and dealing with them logically is occasionally beyond the teenage mentality, in which no adults understand their angst. But that does not mean that we should not try. There are those, however, who disagree, and feel that keeping people in the dark is a way to have them appreciate the light. ...Read more

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Do vramps after sex indicate pregnancy?

Do vramps after sex indicate pregnancy?

Experiencing: Cramps after sexual intercourse is not an indicator of pregnancy (although cramps may occur after period stops). Please take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...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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Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Is it normal for my husband to be scared of sex during pregnancy?

Yes, very normal.: A lot of partners worry that sex will start labor or hurt the baby. In addition, they may look at you differently now that you are pregnant. Normally, sex is completely safe during pregnancy. The uterus and the bag of water prevent any injury to the baby. If you have certain conditions (placenta previa, abruption), your doctor will let you know not to have sex. Otherwise, it is safe. ...Read more

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Is it ok to have sex throughout pregnancy?

Is it ok to have sex throughout pregnancy?

Generally: Unless there are particular problems with the pregnancy, it shold be safe to have sex during pregnancy. Listen to your obstetrician and if there are issues with bleeding, premature labor or other significant problems with the pregnancy, then sex should not be an issue. ...Read more

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In wich day after sex the pregnancy test is true?

In wich day after sex the pregnancy test is true?

Positive: If you got pregnant right after ovulation, which is day 14 if yours is a 28 day cycle, a blood test, b-hcg, will come out positive within a few days. A good urine pregnancy test will be positive within a few days of an expected missed period. The best time to do the test is usually the first morning urine. ...Read more

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Can sex during pregnancy help to have easier labor?

Can sex during pregnancy help to have easier labor?

Yes: Yes, it can as long as it is done gently and no anal intercourse is done due to infection risk and cross contamination. Orgasm in the third trimester can actually stimulate demonstrable uterine contractions that can eventually result in labor. Please check with your treating OB MD to be certain that it is safe to engage in sexual activity. ...Read more

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How long after the day of unprotected sex can pregnancy symptoms begin?

How long after the day of unprotected sex can pregnancy symptoms begin?

Late period: Late or missed period is the first, and the only completely reliable one. There are no reliable symptoms before then, although many people sure have fun thinking about it. :). ...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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Would if be okay to have sex during pregnancy?

Would if be okay to have sex during pregnancy?

Yes: Unless you have a complication of pregnancy it is safe to have intercourse throughout pregnancy. The main complications that would make it dangerous to have sex would be complications involving the cervix and the placenta. If you are not sure don't be afraid to ask. ...Read more

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Can anal sex cause pregnancy?

Can anal sex cause pregnancy?

No: Sperm need to enter the vagina for pregnancy to occur. Transmission of sperm into the anus alone will not cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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It is normal to bleed a little after sex during pregnancy?

Possibly: Depends on how rough the sex was. If it continues, check w/your ob> better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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3 1/2 weeks after sex, neg pregnancy test. Is this accurate?

3 1/2 weeks after sex, neg pregnancy test. Is this accurate?

Likely* not pregnant: I am not a gynecologist, but as I understand it, home pregnancy tests have become more accurate over the decades. Depending on the type of test u use, a negative test at this point would be more than 95% accurate, probably more than 99%; however, u cd always go to a Gynecologist for confirmatory testing if u have doubts. Not all sex leads to pregnancy; & sometimes unexpected pregnancies happen! ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to receive oral sex during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to receive oral sex during pregnancy?

Not if...: Your partner is the father rather than a stranger. It should be avoided in the last 6 weeks! ...Read more

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How to get pregnant? What is the best time to have sex for pregnancy

How to get pregnant? What is the best time to have sex for pregnancy

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs roughly two weeks after your menstrual period. Many women experience pain (mittleschmerz) at this time. Sperm will presumably have a better chance of finding their target during this time. There is some evidence to suggest, however, that the anxiety about becoming pregnant may in some way diminish the chances. Just relax and enjoy frequent contact. ...Read more

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How come it hurts to have sex after pregnancy? My son is four months old help?

How come it hurts to have sex after pregnancy? My son is four months old help?

See below: See your ob/gyn doctor. Be sure that your physical exam is normal first of all. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sex after pregnancy to try for another baby?

How long do I have to wait to have sex after pregnancy to try for another baby?

3 months: If you are strong and healthy to start with, then it may be only 2-3 months before you can try again, especially if your pregnancy ended in miscarriage. After having childbirth, I would wait longer because of the strains of caring for a newborn. ...Read more

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How can I avoid making my partner feel bad if I don't want to have sex in pregnancy?

Talk to them: If you're having trouble communicating with your partner now, think about how bad it may become once you have a child.....
You two need to communicate better before it's too late. ...Read more