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Your 12 Most Embarrassing Sex Questions—Answered!

We have answers to the awkward pregnant sex questions that you might not be comfortable discussing with your doctor.

Will it set off labor? “We still aren't sure if intercourse triggers labor," says Sean S. Daneshmand, M.D., clinic director of maternal-fetal medicine at the San Diego Perinatal Center at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women.

"We know certain aspects of sex—nipple stimulation, orgasm, male ejaculation—cause contractions," he adds. "We just don't know if those contractions are strong enough to stimulate actual labor.”

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