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Sex when partially dilated/effaced?

At my appointment last week I was 35 1/2 weeks and dilated to 1cm and 90% effaced. I have an appointment tomorrow, but is it even safe to have sex when you are 90% effaced (or more)? We haven't had sex in a couple months so if I dilated/effaced that much already I'm scared sex will put me into labor or hurt the baby, even though my OB says its fine if baby comes anytime now.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:09 PM on May. 10, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • You can have sex! As long as your water hasn't broken yet, you're safe, mama. It definitely won't hurt the baby. There's a small chance it can help being on labor, but it won't do anything your body isn't ready for, and if your doc says it's okay, then go for it!

    Answer by musicpisces at 8:16 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • The last mom is right you are fine as long as your water has not broke.

    Answer by Melbornj at 9:14 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • i dont think you should to be safe

    Answer by momtobe522 at 8:39 AM on May. 11, 2011

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