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Sexual Relations During the First Trimester

It is fine to have sexual intercourse throughout your pregnancy, unless your doctor tells you otherwise. Some women who have had miscarriages need to avoid sexual intercourse during the first trimester. You should contact your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms during sexual intercourse:
 
  • Pain in the vagina or abdomen
  • Bleeding from the vagina
  • Leaking of water (amniotic fluid) from the vagina.

 

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Click any of the links below to learn about changes occurring with you and your baby along with helpful tips and lessons during each week of the first trimester.

 

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