In general it's safe to make love during pregnancy but there are some circumstances where it may be too risky.  These  include:

  • You have ruptured membranes (your water has broken)
  • History of premature birth or labor
  • If you experience unexplained vaginal bleeding or discharge
  • Placenta previa
  • An incompetent cervix or
  • If the cervix has dilated prematurely
  • If you or your partner has a sexually transmitted disease