A 32-year-old female asked:
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is an electric heater safe for my unborn baby?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In what way?: If you are referring to using an electric heater to warm a room in which you are sitting then there is no issue.
Answered on Jul 15, 2018
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