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Old 08-14-2007, 05:29 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm 41 weeks, 5 days, and have been experiencing "bloody show" for the past couple days. I've got a call into my doula, but has anyone heard whether it's ok to have sex after bloody show/mucous plug loss? I don't want to get an infection obviously, but sex does seem to help my contractions get started and my husband is getting nervous about the no-sex-for-6-weeks policy and would like to take advantage while we still can!
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I've heard having sex is OK as long as your water hasn't broken.

I've also heard, jokingly, that sex is OK as long as the baby isn't crowning.

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If you're nervous about infection, you can still have fun without penetration. I'll leave it to your imagination

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water not broken? then go ahead, it's a great idea & depending on dh, it passes time
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We did...and I went into labor the next morning. It might help your labor get started! I've only read that you shouldn't have sex after your water breaks.
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I went into labor 5 minutes after we did!!!!! Had the baby an hour after that!

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