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Can orgasm induce labor

Can orgasm induce labor?

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A: 

An orgasm involves a series of uterine and vaginal contractions, but there have been contradictory studies about whether it can hasten labor. Do keep in mind that if your pregnancy is high risk, you should check with your doctor before you engage in sex late in your pregnancy.

 

Expert name: 

Logan Levkoff, Ph.D.