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What is a safe temp for my hot tub to be at for me to go in while I'm pregnant, I'm 5 weeks, i can turn it way down, shouldn't be an dif then bath?

What is a safe temp for my hot tub to be at for me to go in while I'm pregnant, I'm 5 weeks, i can turn it way down, shouldn't be an dif then bath?

Hot tub temp: Water temperature that you would use for a bath should be safe for a hot tub, as long as you don't prefer very hot temps. Prolonged exposure to hot temperatures in a tub, outdoors or elsewhere can make you feel faint. The vasodilation (veins stretch out to release heat) may make you feel worse during pregnancy, and should be avoided. ...Read more

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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While pregnant is it ok to take a sit down bath?

While pregnant is it ok to take a sit down bath?

Yes: If you break your bag of waters (ruptured membranes) then follow your doctor's advice about any activity. Before then, there should be no problem taking a bath, just avoid getting overheated. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant having a bath with your partner, even if he's not doing anything ?

Can you get pregnant having a bath with your partner, even if he's not doing anything ?

No: The only way to get pregnant is by sperm entering your vagina and swimming up the cervix to fertilize an egg near the time you ovulate. If your partner ejaculated sperm into the bath water there is a tiny chance sperm could swim and into your vagina, but if your partner does not ejaculate there is absolutely no chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 3months pregnant, what is the effect in me or in my baby if i always took a bath at night ?

Im 3months pregnant, what is the effect in me or in my baby if i always took a bath at night ?

Cleanliness: The only effect is that you are now clean. Continue to bathe as you like. Hygiene is important. I'm sure those around you appreciate it. ...Read more

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Is vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

Is vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

VAPOR BATHS: I DO NOT THINK SO BUT DO CHECK WITH YOUR OBSTETRICIAN. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a mud bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to get a mud bath while pregnant?

Yes: Enjoy a spa day! the only concern about overheating is if you are in something that maintains a constant, elevated temp such as a hot tub. A bath that begins warm and then cools is safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Ask your OB: There is some concern about maternal body temperature increases and the high temperatures that are experienced by a growing fetus. In general, baby's temp is 2 degrees higher than the mother. These higher temps have been associated with higher rates of neural tube defects in the first trimester. Short baths are thought to be safe. Long, sweaty experiences in hot baths/tubs is not recommended. ...Read more

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Hi. Im 40w pregnant i ve external hemorrohid. Ointment. Hot bath doesn't help what should I do? It drives me mad .. Even i can't sit down..

#1 u need to be: Delivered if u are 40 weeks and then the hemorrohid will get better , please call your OB to get induced, if u cannot get induced which u should since u are 40 weeks and have a problem then u need to see a rectal surgeon for txment but the surgeon would want u to be delivered first at 40 weeks the pregnancy does not need to go any futher. ...Read more