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If your pregnancy is progressing without problems, it's okay to have vaginal intercourse. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns or questions.
Your doctor will probably advise you to avoid sex if any of the following occur:
Having a sexually transmitted infection (STI) during pregnancy can cause serious problems. If you think you or your sex partner might have an STI, it is safest to avoid sexual contact. While condoms can reduce the risk of getting an STI, the best way to protect you and your baby is to not have sex until you and your partner are tested and treated.
Current as of:
February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Sarah Marshall MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney MD - Family MedicineKirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as of: February 23, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Sarah Marshall MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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