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Is it safe to have sex after you are dilated?

i am 2 cm dilated and 75% effaced...dr didnt say not to but has anyone been told not to after they have dilated.

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cassie_m

Asked by cassie_m at 11:24 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • i wouldnt
    letstalk747

    Answer by letstalk747 at 11:26 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I had sex when I was dialated and it put me in labor.
    mommyof2_1989

    Answer by mommyof2_1989 at 11:28 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • thats what i am going for but i just wanted to make sure its not going to cause any complications.
    cassie_m

    Comment by cassie_m (original poster) at 11:31 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • yes
    khf22

    Answer by khf22 at 11:34 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I didn't have any complications. I remember the doctor telling me have sex.
    mommyof2_1989

    Answer by mommyof2_1989 at 11:36 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • From what I understand it is safe until your water breaks. Its encouraged in a healthy pregnancy because the prostaglandins in the semen will help dilate you more.
    Veganyogamommy

    Answer by Veganyogamommy at 11:36 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • well thank you all.
    cassie_m

    Comment by cassie_m (original poster) at 11:37 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • before your water breaks is fine as long as your dr has not said other wise after that infection is a risk. I did when I was dilated 3cm and 75% effaced and I was at the hospital 5 hours later in labor and had him 10 hours after that. good luck
    Candie2008

    Answer by Candie2008 at 12:19 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • i wouldn't it can still cause the baby to might get an infection because everything it open
    quetta669

    Answer by quetta669 at 3:00 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

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