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A 37-year-old male asked:

My wife is pregnant in her 8th week i am concerned if she can wear fitbit charge hr which is an activity and sleep monitor that continually checks hea?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fine: A heart rate monitor should not cause any problems with a pregnancy at any gestational age. The question is why she is wearing it. As long as she isn't doing extremely vigorous exercise and isn't using it in place of a monitor recommended by her doctor, it should be fine. Hope this helps. Best wishes to your wife and the baby.

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