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Can a pregnant woman go on a boat?

Can a pregnant woman go on a boat?

Yes: A pregnant woman can go on a boat. If it is small she should wear a life preserver. If there are rough seas or there will be a lot of pounding (i.e. High speed boat) then it would be better to avoid the boat ride. If she is already suffering from morning sickness, a boat ride might exacerbate this. ...Read more

Dr. Al Hegab
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Is it safe to go on a boat while pregnant?

Is it safe to go on a boat while pregnant?

Yes: Boats are safe if you take precautions. Be sure to wear a life preserver while you are the boat and stay safe. You may have more motion sickness while pregnant but it is okay to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) or use an accupressure band for the nausea. ...Read more

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Can pregnant people do bumper boat rides?

Can pregnant people do bumper boat rides?

Would not : Engage in an activity which is designed to jolt the participants. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I'm planing to travel to maldives island I will be 28 weeks of pregnancy by plane and also fast boat,, I want to know is it risky ??

I'm pregnant and I'm planing to travel to maldives island I will be 28 weeks of pregnancy by plane and also fast boat,, I want to know is it risky ??

No: Commercial air and boat travel during pregnancy is considered safe for women who have healthy pregnancies. Still, it's best to check with your Ob. If your pregnancy is considered high risk or you're at risk of preterm labor, your Ob might restrict travel. 28 weeks is a time when the risk of pre-term labor is low, so you are probably safe. Sounds like a wonderful trip! Have a great time! ...Read more

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Boating and pregnancy? A cruise on a pontune boat vs high speed boating on choppy river/lake?

Boating and pregnancy? A cruise on a pontune boat vs high speed boating on choppy river/lake?

Not for mom or kids.: Jolts from the boat, dirty water, excessive sun and heat can be dangerous whether a person is pregnant or not. There are safer ways to enjoy nature when "with child" or with family! ...Read more

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I am 18 weeks pregnant and was out on a boat for 5 hrs. The temperature outside was 102 degrees. I felt fine but is there any risk to the baby?

I am 18 weeks pregnant and was out on a boat for 5 hrs. The temperature outside was 102 degrees.  I felt fine but is there any risk to the baby?

Hyperthermia, dehydr: Hyperthermia and dehydration could affect you fetus in a permanent and temporary sense, respectively. I would strongly recommend avoiding exposure to such punishing weather for any amount of time during pregnancy! maintaining normothermia and good hydration are essential to a good pregnancy outcome. Stay in air-conditioned spaces while pregnant! ...Read more

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Hello.Im 25 weeks pregnant and got invited to go boating. It's a 52ft yacht,the cruise will take up to 4h.Is it safe do it? Than You Aneta.

Hello.Im 25 weeks pregnant and  got invited to go boating. It's a 52ft yacht,the cruise will take up to 4h.Is it safe do it? Than You Aneta.

Its safe: It should be safe to take a ride in a 52 foot yacht while you are pregnant at 25 weeks. The major danger to your pregnancy on such a trip would be too much alcohol and the company you keep. Sounds fun! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman go kart?

Can a pregnant woman go kart?

Not the best idea: Gokarting can be safe if there is minimal jostling and noone runs into you while racing. Given that this is almost completely impossible to control, you should not go gokarting during pregnancy. ...Read more