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Hot Tubbing While 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
Either way: Do what keeps you comfortable. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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
Cyclic pain: Some women do experience pain or increased breast tenderness during pregnancy and during the days leading up to menstruation. This tenderness generally occurs in both breasts and is caused by fluctuation in the hormones estrogen and progesterone. When related to menstruation, the pain typically subsides within 2-3 days after the start of a woman's period. ...Read more
I woke up hot & feeling overheated,but Im not sweating.My skin feels very hot to touch.My mouth is awfully dry even after water.Should I be worried!?
First...: The first thing to consider is a viral syndrome which is usually treated with plenty of fluids and rest. It may last a few days. You may use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen(if not allergic) for fever and pain. If you feel very sick, have trouble breathing, cannot tolerate anything by mouth make sure you get seen as soon as possible. ...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
No: See your doctor to find out why you are having cramps! ...Read more
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