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Could my husband's penis harm the baby during sex?

Could my husband's penis harm the baby if we have sex while I'm pregnant?
Submitted by Parents Team

A lot of men worry about this, but the answer is no. His penis won't traumatize the baby or cause your water to break. If you notice any bleeding after sex, talk to your physician -- increased blood supply in your cervix and amped-up circulation to the vaginal area during pregnancy can sometimes cause spotting. Call your doctor to rule out more serious causes of bleeding, such as placenta previa, placental abruption, or premature labor. --Julie Taylor

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after you have lost your mucus plug (unlike having you water broken) that you should lay off having sex because now there is nothing blocking the entrance of your cervix and the baby from your husband's/ spouse's penetration and you could be risking infection as well as other complications. There is absolutly so sex after you water breaks!!! When your water breaks you should call your doctor immediately. But until then enjoy and Be safe :-)
Submitted by Lynkoya
My due date is 11-2-10. Can I have sex while lying flat on my stomach?
Submitted by nikkysone5698
When do you usually start milking?
Submitted by Brit_KCTCS_07
When do you usually start milking?
Submitted by Brit_KCTCS_07
Your developing baby is protected by the amniotic fluid in your uterus, as well as the mucous plug that blocks the cervix throughout most of your pregnancy. Sexual activity won't affect your baby. For more check this link: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/sex-during-pregnancy/HO00140
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Absolutely not.
Submitted by Lauren_Kiser