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Orgasms linked to pre-term labor? adult content

Is it true that too much stimulation can cause you to go into labor early?

 
justme782

Asked by justme782 at 5:28 PM on Apr. 15, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • an orgasm (as well as a lot of activity) causes your muscles to contract so it can feel like you are having contractions and if your body does not naturally stop them it can lead to trouble. something in the sperm has also been linked to starting labor at times although im not sure that its medically proven. i know many women have sex when they are trying to induce labor.
    aschwarz06

    Answer by aschwarz06 at 5:39 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Theres a chemical in semen that causes contractions also if you have an extreme orgasm the contracting of ur muscles can cause contracting of your uterus and ur body may not stop it
    SweetPoison

    Answer by SweetPoison at 5:52 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • it depends on who u talk to
    flipper4u21

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 5:39 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I was told that a chemical in the sperm can cause early labor by my doctor,
    PumaRose

    Answer by PumaRose at 6:00 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Yes. And because it can cause pre-term labor it can also cause miscarriage in the first trimester. Under the right conditions of course. Most women are good to have sex in early pregnancy.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:54 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Yes, for those at-risk for PTL. Most of us aren't though.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 8:14 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I'm already in my 2nd trimester. My last pregnancy was pre-term 32 weeks. Waiting to see if doc wants to put me on meds to avoid it this time.
    justme782

    Comment by justme782 (original poster) at 9:56 AM on Apr. 18, 2011