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Is it safe to go in a hot tub while pregnant?

Is it safe to go in a hot tub while pregnant?

Ask your OB: I tell my pts no the water can be too hot which is detrimental to your fetus, u need to keep your body temp under 101. ...Read more

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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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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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Could a hot tub tanning booth be safer using water to diffract, and control steadiness of uv absorption?

Could a hot tub tanning booth be safer using water to diffract, and control steadiness of uv absorption?

Never seen that: There is no safe way to administer a tanning bed. It ages skin and increases risk for skin cancer. Uv rays penetrate just as well through water. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get in a hot tub for short increments of time in the very beginning of the third trimester?

Is it safe to get in a hot tub for short increments of time in the very beginning of the third trimester?

Yes: Some women find that a hot tub will help them get through the discomforts of the 3rd trimester. Be sure to drink lots of cool water and not to stay in for more than 10 minutes at a time. Water temperature below 104 will decrease risk of low blood pressure causing a woman to feel faint or pass out. ...Read more

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I am 14 weeks pregnant, I have a hot tub that we set at 97 degrees, is it safe to sit in it and let the Jets hit my back?

I am 14 weeks pregnant, I have a hot tub that we set at 97 degrees, is it safe to sit in it and let the Jets hit my back?

Hot tub temps: If you are certain that the temperature is 97 degrees only, it is safe to sit in a hot tub at 14 weeks of pregnancy and longer. Take water temp by a hand held thermometer to be sure (don't depend on the temp gauge of the hot tub). Letting the jets hit your back or your front is OK and safe. It is temp's over 100 degrees which can be unsafe. ...Read more