It is true that many couples avoid sexual intercourse during pregnancy, fearing that sexual activity may affect the baby. However, the baby is protected by the uterus and the amniotic fluid in which it floats and, in addition, the mucus plug prevents possible infections.
Therefore, sexual intercourse during pregnancy is possible as long as it has not been contraindicated by the specialist. However, if bleeding or pain occurs during or after sexual intercourse, the specialist should be informed before having sex again.
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By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and inviTRA Staff.
Last Update: 01/26/2023