• "Is it safe to have sex in your third trimester?"


    I’m in my third trimester and have never felt more like sex in my life. Is it safe to continue having intercourse? I don’t want to hurt the baby.


    Always, always check with whoever is supervising your personal pregnancy but there’s very little evidence penetrative sex causes problems, so shag away! One study suggested there might be a slight risk of inducing early labour from missionary position sex but nothing’s supported that theory since.

    There’s no particular position you should be using that’s safer. Just make sure your bump is supported and you feel comfortable.

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