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Small Pelvis (Overview)

A small pelvis can make it difficult to deliver a baby vaginally, but this is rarely the only indication for a delivery by Caesarean section.


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Ladies hurt in sex if small pelvis?

Ladies hurt in sex if small pelvis?

No: Rough sexual activity can lead to pelvic pain and bleeding but this depends upon the gentleness of the partner and not the size of the pelvis. Communication is important especially with a new partner. ...Read more

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Small Pelvis (Overview)

A small pelvis can make it difficult to deliver a baby vaginally, but this is rarely the only indication for a delivery by Caesarean section.


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How to get rid of pain in your pelvis in sex?

How to get rid of pain in your pelvis in sex?

Good question: Impossible to answer without knowing specifics...Male or female, pain on penetration, climax, etc. ...Read more

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5'4 112 pds, small pelvis. Will ligament pains b/c of growing belly hurt more as baby gets big b/c of my size? Is back pain guaranteed? How do I deal?

Normal discomfort: Pregnancy aches, pains, and ligaments stretching get more painful as you approach your due date. This is noral and not related to your size. Back pain is common but not guaranteed. ...Read more

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Best option for a small pelvis?

Depends.: If preterm: vaginal delivery. If term, depends on fetal size and other factors. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Ladies hurt in sex if small pelvis?

No: Rough sexual activity can lead to pelvic pain and bleeding but this depends upon the gentleness of the partner and not the size of the pelvis. Communication is important especially with a new partner. ...Read more

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Can a small pelvis make sex difficult?

Can a small pelvis make sex difficult?

Probably not.: A small pelvis might make child bearing difficult, but the size of the vagina is much more relevant. Under the right conditions, even a very small adult vagina can accomodate a normal male penis. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have small pelvis?

Ask your doctor.: Bimanual examination by your ob/gyn is required. ...Read more

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Can a small pelvis make delivery difficult?

Can a small pelvis make delivery difficult?

Sure.: Women with small pelvis (short, obese or both) have a greater likelihood for cesarean section). ...Read more

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Best option for delivery with a small pelvis?

Depends.: If preterm: vaginal delivery. If term, depends on fetal size and other factors. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you know in advance if you have a small pelvis?

How do you know in advance if you have a small pelvis?

Exam to estimate: The only way to be sure your pelvis is big enough for your baby is to try to push the baby through it at the end of labor. The size can be estimated by a type of physical exam called clinical pelvimetry but this is only an estimate. ...Read more