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Hot Showers Pregnant
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
In bathroom, heated floor, drying hair, husband in hot shower. 25 weeks pregnant. Hot - can I overheat?
Not likely: Unless, of course, you spend a long time in the bathroom. Use a thermometer, the temperatire should not be more than 99 degrees farenheit. ...Read more
TCM: From a traditional chinese medicine standpoint, the healthiest way to drink water is a room temperature. The concepts are a little complex ; come from the perspective of eastern medicine. See: http://universaltcm.Wordpress.Com/education-information/cold-foods-cold-drinks-caused-health-problems/. ...Read more
Warm: Hot showers can cause too much vasodilitation and fainting. ...Read more
Severe ocd. I was washing my cum stained underwear with hot shower and saw hot shower steam or water vapour. Is that water vapour clean? Thanks
Clean, but...: If one has bad OCD with obsessive thoughts and compulsive actions, it doesn't matter that the shower water and its vapor are clean... but rather, he must believe they're clean. Note that semen from healthy guys is clean, semen stains are very clean because germs tend to die when dried out, tap water is clean due to modern water treatment. Also, we are adapted to the usual microbes on/in/around us. ...Read more
Better solution: Better to use an old fashion water bottle with either cold or hot water in it that way you avoid the risk of chemical exposure. A water bottle comes in very handy for babies and for orthopedic injuries later on. ...Read more
Are steam showers dangerous during pregnancy? I took several steam showers, each <10 minutes, before learning it could be unsafe. I'm 4 weeks pregnant
Its fine: There is no danger in taking a shower with steam present. I would avoid an actual steam room or sauna ...Read more
NOT safe unless...: Being in a hot tub for long can raise your core body temperature above 102 degrees which is very dangerous for your baby. Experts advise it's safe as long as the temperature isn't above 100 degrees & even then say you should not soak for more than 10 min. At a time. I advise not soaking at all in hot tubs with chlorine. See http://www.Babymed.Com/sports-and-leisure/how-safe-are-hot-tubs-pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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