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Are there any risks while pregnant to swim in chlorine pool, lakes, creeks, ocean, etc?

Are there any risks while pregnant to swim in chlorine pool, lakes, creeks, ocean, etc?

Yes: I agree that swimming is wonderful exercise for pregnant swimmers. However, our world's water is not as clean as it once was. Here is a site with lots of information about recreational use, risks, hygienic issues, safety of pools, lakes, rivers, oceans, etc: http://www.Cdc.Gov/healthywater/swimming/index.Html also heed local health department alerts about toxins, infections, outbreaks of illness. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Is it safe to swim in a chlorinated pool during pregnancy?

Yes: It is perfectly safe to swim in a pool during pregnancy , avoid using a hot tub though because the heat isn't good for you. ...Read more

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Can i swim in a chlorinated pool with sun burn?

Can i swim in a chlorinated pool with sun burn?

Sun burn: You could, but if severe i would give it a little time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim laps without wearing swim goggles?

Is it safe to swim laps without wearing swim goggles?

No goggles: There are swimmers who swim without goggles, but eye irritation is a common compliant due to a mild chemical conjunctivitis from chlorine. It is better to protect your eyes with goggles. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swim in lakes or ponds while pregnant?

Yes: I see no reason why you shouldn't enjoy swimming in a lake or pond while you are pregnant. I would avoid diving or waterskiing, but basic swimming sounds refreshing and likely will relax and take some strain off your muscles. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

Is it safe to use condoms in water, under water (shower, bath, hot tub, swimming pool, etc.)?

No harm: As the described scenarios should place you at any health risk. It likely will compromise the effectiveness of a condom, as it can "wash away" any spermicide and promote a condom "slipping off". ...Read more

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What happens if you swim with your eyes open underwater in a chlorine swimming pool?

What happens if you swim with your eyes open underwater in a chlorine swimming pool?

Eye irritation: Chlorine is an eye irritant. It can create a mild chemical burn on the skin covering the white of the eye (conjunctiva) and the clear window of the eye (cornea). Although it is not dangerous, it is very uncomfortable. If you have sensitive eyes or are at a pool with a high chlorine level, wear swim goggles or a mask. ...Read more

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I'd it safe to swim in chlorinated water pool during pregnancy ? And go to water parks staying in water for hours ? I'm 13 weeks pregnant

I'd it safe to swim in chlorinated water pool during pregnancy ? And go to water parks staying in water for hours ? I'm 13 weeks pregnant

Ok: Yes, it's ok. Don't do anything that would force water into the vagina, such as some of the higher slides. Also don't get overheated in a hot tub/pool - this can be like having a fever and is not particularly good for your baby. ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman swim in lakes - specificaly about water quality and infection risk?

Can a pregnant woman swim in lakes - specificaly about water quality and infection risk?

Depends: So much depends on the water quality and if you are ingesting it. Personally, I would not recommend taking the chance. Too many possible problems with infections. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Does chlorine kill sperm that is ejaculated into a swimming pool?

Does chlorine kill sperm that is ejaculated into a swimming pool?

Sperm in: chlorinated water won't live long at all. Don't worry, if someone ejaculates in a swimming pool - the sperm won't swim over to a female and impregnate her. However, if you are engaging in sexual intercourse while in a swimming pool - don't expect the chlorine to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if sperm is in sea water?

Can you get pregnant if sperm is in sea water?

Not unless...: ... you were having sex in the water or possibly if Aquaman was nearby. Yeaa- so I guess that is going to be a no. ...Read more

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If i swim in polluted waters, what chemicals might my body absorb through the water?

If i swim in polluted waters, what chemicals might my body absorb through the water?

Depends.: Generally don't absorb a lot of chemicals through the skin, but really depends upon the chemical and the concentration. The concern is usually infection of the skin and direct irritation or even ingestion of chemicals. ...Read more

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Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine ?

Is it safe if a pregnant woman regularly swims in a chlorinated pool with the strong smell of chlorine ?

Probably: I do not know of any data to suggest that pregnant women are harmed (fetus harmed) by swimming regularly in chlorinated water! ...Read more

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