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Unusually Small Pelvis (Overview)

If a woman has an unusually small pelvis, she may have difficulty with vaginal delivery.


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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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Unusually Small Pelvis (Overview)

If a woman has an unusually small pelvis, she may have difficulty with vaginal delivery.


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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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Petite person with a small pelvis, so I think that may be cesarean delivery best?

Petite person with a small pelvis, so I think that may be cesarean delivery best?

Yes - depends.: The risk of cesarean section depends on maternal height/weight and pelvic size, as well as on fetal size, lie and placental location. 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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How do you know if you have small pelvis?

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 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

Small Pelvis (Definition)

A small pelvis can make it difficult to deliver a baby vaginally, but this is rarely the only indication for a ...Read more