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Can a radiaion of laptop and cellphone can affect the pregnancy of prolong use?

Can a radiaion of laptop and cellphone can affect the pregnancy of prolong use?

No one knows: A lot of research is ongoing into the radiation from everyday devices. The fcc has to certify almost every radiation producing consumer product, and they must comfort to what are thought to be safe levels. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Im pregnant im in my first trimester is it ok to use ur laptop on ur stomach?

Im pregnant im in my first trimester is it ok to use ur laptop on ur stomach?

I would not because: No one knows for sure; just as they don't do studies where they give pregnant women drugs to see if they cause birth defects, they have not done research to see if laptops might cause birth defects. But there is a theoretical risk- emf's are proven to cause dna damage & could interfere with crucial communication between developing cells. I would follow the "precautionary principle." see comment:. ...Read more

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Can I put laptop on my lap when pregnant?

Can I put laptop on my lap when pregnant?

Sure: Assuming you have any lap left, sure, why not? There's not enough emr to cause problems & the heat isn't enough to cause problems. However, you might benefit instead in a straight chair with a comfortable cushion to protect your lower back. Remember, sit straight and use some lumbar support if you are at a keyboard longer than 30 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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Should I limit time on laptop if pregnant?

No,if not on laptop: Set your laptop on a desk or table so that the heat from the computer is not on your abdomen affecting the developing fetus. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women put laptop on belly?

Can pregnant women put laptop on belly?

Not recoomended: Due to weight of the laptop and the heat generated from the laptop, but ask your OB please. ...Read more

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Can i put the laptop on my stomach while pregnant?

Can i put the laptop on my stomach while pregnant?

No: 1st, laptops generate a significant amount of heat on the bottom and that would not be good for the pregnancy. 2d, it is best to avoid any risk of direct exposure to any electrical energy from or to the computer. Best is for her to sit in a chair with the laptop on a table. There are lap desks available in the marketplace and these would definitely be safer than having the laptop on her belly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have your laptop by your belly if your pregnant?

I wouldn't: There are no human studies comparing the outcomes of a fetus exposed to electrical fields compared others that were not. Common sense dictates that you should probably try to minimize any unnecessary exposure to your fetus. ...Read more