Sex during pregnancy

Is it safe to have sex during pregnancy? During which period of pregnancy it would be safe? Will it affect the baby?
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Dr. Chethan R S
Bangalore | General Physician
Hi.., As long as your pregnancy is proceeding normally, you can have sex as often as you like. However, hormonal fluctuations, fatigue, nausea and breast tenderness early in pregnancy might lower your sexual desire. As your pregnancy progresses, weight gain, back pain and other symptoms might dampen your enthusiasm for sex... Your developing baby is protected by the amniotic fluid in your uterus, as well as the strong muscles of the uterus itself. Sexual activity won't affect your baby.
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