Recommendations for Sexual Precautions During and After Pregnancy

  • J. F. Leyson


1. Although there is no recent published datum on the exact percentage of SCI women experiencing sympathetic crisis (hyper-reflexia) during orgasm, it is prudent to advise their sexual partners to reduce the force and depth of penile thrusting after the second trimester of pregnancy. Furthermore, during this period vaginal sex should be limited to once every two weeks for women with lesions above T6 and once a week for those with T6 and below.


Sexual Position Multiparous Woman Round Ligament Vaginal Intercourse Premature Labor 
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  1. 1.
    Leyson, J. (1988) Sex Odyssey 2001. Association of Phil. Physicians in America Meeting. July 26–31, Long Beach, CA.Google Scholar

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© The Humana Press Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Leyson
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Medicine and DentistryNewark
  2. 2.VA Medical CenterEast Orange

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