Sex in pregnancy

Jones, Claire; Chan, Crystal; Farine, Dan
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p815
Academic Journal
The article discusses the various aspects of sexual intercourse in pregnancy. It mentions the possible complications that may arise from sex in pregnancy which include venous air embolism, pelvic inflammatory disease, and preterm labour. It says that abstinence is suggested for women at risk for preterm labor while sex in pregnancy for women with low-risk pregnancies is deemed safe. It adds that women should resume sex postpartum when they are already comfortable to do so.


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