Having sex in pregnancy
Sex during pregnancy: What's OK, what's not
Or is sex the last thing on your mind?
Share your needs and concerns with your partner in an open and loving way.
If sex is difficult, unappealing or off-limits, try cuddling, kissing or massage.
What are the best sexual positions during pregnancy?
Your baby is fully protected by the amniotic sac a thin-walled bag that holds the fetus and surrounding fluid and the strong muscles of the uterus.
Most miscarriages occur because the fetus isn't developing normally.
Discomforts you may have had in the first trimester may have gone away or you may be able to manage them better in the second trimester.
However, these contractions do not indicate or induce labor so should not be a cause for concern.
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Check with your health care provider to see what he or she thinks is best.
You have placenta previa.
Placenta previa can cause serious bleeding and other complications later in pregnancy.