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Masturbation while pregnant through IVF - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   i am 4 weeks pregnant thru IVF treatment. My first scan is due on 27th october. Can i masturbate. will it cause the uterus to contract which will affect the baby ..please advise. I have had a previous miscarriage.I am 34 yrs old. weight 65 kg. height 5.6.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
Doctor :   Yes you can masturbate.
Doctor :   Even gentle sex is good.
User :   heard that masturbation will lead to uterus contraction. my doctor has advised not to have sex. but nothing about masturbation, please advise
Doctor :   You can use gentle methods, the uterine contractions in orgasm do not lead to pregnancy loss.
Doctor :   You can masturbate. Sex is probably not advised due to the thrusts involved but
User :   my previous miscarriage was due to baby's low heart beat. i was admitted in the hospital to keep my uterus calm.
Doctor :   masturbation is definitely indicated.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what relates between baby heart beat and uterus contraction
Doctor :   If the uterine contractions are strong prematurely, then the blood supply to the baby may be compromised and the heart rate falls.
Doctor :   That does not happen in masturbation.
User :   thanks a lot doctor.
Doctor :   Try to use stimulatory techniques rather than penetrative acts.
Doctor :   You are welcome.
User :   bye
User :   i just stimulate my clitoris with hand.. is that ok
Doctor :   Yes

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