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sex duirng pregnancy

Is it safe to have sex during the first trimester? Will the semen harm the baby? Will it bring bacteria into the vagina during intercourse?

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Asked by grayima at 1:26 PM on Oct. 27, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes you can have sex. Your cervix is tightly closed right now to protect your baby, so no worries about that.
    You can continue to have sex throughout the length of your pregnancy unless it is uncomfortable for you or your doctor states otherwise (usually in a high risk pregnancy the doc will say no humping aloud)

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 1:28 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • Perfectly safe to have sex all the way through pregnancy unless your water breaks or you're told specifically NOT to by your Dr. due to high risk - after that point its not recommended. The baby is safely encased and protected. Obviously, I am assuming you mean regular sex with a partner you know and trust -- sexual diseases could harm the baby, as anything through the blood stream could potentially cause an issue. As for bacteria, as long as the male is fairly clean you're fine.. though if you and your spouse enjoy anal sex you shouldn't even go from back to front. (Even when not pregnant)...

    Answer by Serafyna at 1:30 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • yes u can have sex all the way up till the day u have the baby.. i did lol.. but afterwars in the 3rd trimester u have contractions and it hurted really bad. but in the first trimester its okay and the second but in the third trimester it may give u hell after the sex because it maked u have contractions atleast i did

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:30 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • YES!! Have all the sex you want me and my D/H did tell the day my kids where born its good for you have fun !!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:31 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

  • its totally safe, the semen or anything in ur vagina doesnt get to the baby cuz ur cervix is closed and the baby is in the amniotic sac, totally safe unless ur doctor tells u otherwise. if it makes u bleed, tell ur doctor, but otherwise its fine

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 4:08 PM on Oct. 27, 2008

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