Sexual behavior and activity in Chinese pregnant women

  title={Sexual behavior and activity in Chinese pregnant women},
  author={Wing Yee Fok and Louis Yik-si Chan and Pong Mo Yuen},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  • W. Y. Fok, L. Chan, P. Yuen
  • Published 1 October 2005
  • Education, Medicine, Sociology
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Objective.  To evaluate sexual activities, attitudes, and complications related to intercourse among Chinese pregnant women and to study their source of the information. 
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