Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Sex in pregnancy is normal

CBCNews.ca, Monday, January 31, 2011:

Having sex during pregnancy is generally safe, especially for women with low-risk pregnancies, an obstetrician advises in a new primer for couples.

"Sex in pregnancy is normal," Dr. Clair Jones, of the department of obstetrics at Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto, and her co-authors wrote in Monday's issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

"There are very few proven contraindications and risks to intercourse in low-risk pregnancies, and therefore these patients should be reassured."

Jones said they published the primer because there are no Canadian guidelines on how to advise patients about sex and pregnancy. Read more>>

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