A 41-year-old member asked:
What would be the effect of heating pad to the fetus?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Not a good idea.: Any type of prolonged heat application to the fetus is potentially teratogenic and neurotoxic - avoid heating pads, saunas, prolonged hot-tub immersions throughout pregnancy!
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Last updated Jul 26, 2012
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