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    Is masturbation safe during pregnancy?

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: I'm 9 wks pregnant from ivf and this is the first time I'm pregnant I'm 34 yrs old and at the moment I'm very horney and want to play with my self and even thinking of masterbating not want to have sex though and I want to be naked and lie around the house all the time please help
I have masterbate 2 in last 2 weeks as I couldn't help myself is this safe to do every now and agin
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 28 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Masturbation safe

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
Masturbation can be done in pregnancy.
It is safe, however excessive activity should be avoided
Sometimes, in pregnancy, due to hormonal changes, such behavioral changes can occur.
There is nothing to worry about it.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further queries.
Dr Deepti Verma
OBGYN specialist
(Maternal and fetal medicine specialist)

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