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Orgasims during pregnancy!

10 replies

AnnD · 30/08/2006 16:37

Really embarrassed asking this question it safe to be having orgasims in the 3rd trimester (I am 27 weeks)?

I have looked through all the books before asking this question but can't seem to find the answer!


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madmarchhare · 30/08/2006 16:38

Yes its absolutely fine. Im sure someone will come along and be more technical about it all.

NomDePlume · 30/08/2006 16:38

Orgasms are GOOD FOR YOU IN PG (hoooooooooooorrrrrrraaaaaaaaaaayyyyyy!). They help to tone your uterine muscles.

morningpaper · 30/08/2006 16:39

Gosh yes as many as possible

Keeps your pelvic floor toned

I had lots of one-in-a-bed sex during my third trimester

madmarchhare · 30/08/2006 16:40


ginmummy · 30/08/2006 16:41

Can't think of a real reason why not.

When you orgasm you release hormones that are similar to the ones used to induce pregnancy (oxytocin), but in the case of orgasm I shouldn't think it would induce labour unless you are actually ready to go. The old wives' tale of having sex to start off labour is to do with the combination of oxytocin from your orgasm (if you ever have one that is!) and the hormone prostoglandin that is present in semen which is also in the pessary given to induce labour.

You're a lucky lucky lady Ann!!

AnnD · 30/08/2006 16:48


Thanks for such speedy replies!!!

God help my husband now.

Thanks again.


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MrsFio · 30/08/2006 16:51

Yaouw cud yav folled me chuffed daddy.

suzywong · 30/08/2006 16:53

is that first word phonetical Brummie dialiect fio?

MsCommonSense · 04/09/2006 20:34

Mine are so strong now I'm pregnant they leave me knackered for the rest of the day lol I have to stop short if I have too much to do as I feel I have been run over with a truck; in a good way. Lovely.

mumfor1standfinaltime · 04/09/2006 20:39

Oh yes! Infact I thought it was the best time! Much stronger and more enjoyable for me. I was a bit of a crazed pg woman then though and counted the hours til dh would come home !!

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