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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Sit In A Vibrating Chair While Pregnant

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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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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

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Is it safe to use a vibrating chair while pregnant?

Is it safe to use a vibrating chair while pregnant?

Vibrating chair: Not sure what kind of vibration such chair will do and what the reason behind. To avoid having unrest in your mind that such a thing may harm you and your baby, i'd avoid it unless absolutely necessary. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sit on a public toilet seat? I sat in a hospital room toiletseat when I usually do not? Im pregnant went for a checkup on a private ward

Is it safe to sit on a public toilet seat? I sat in a hospital room toiletseat when I usually do not? Im pregnant went for a checkup on a private ward

Yes: Short of outright excrement on the seat , you will be fine. Iff you are that concerned, take a paper towel and a bit of soap, and wipe it down before you sit--or just crouch. Some bathrooms have toilet seat covers. I have 3 kids and was never concerned about this issue. ...Read more

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Is it safe to sleep in a semi-reclined recliner chair when pregnant?

Is it safe to sleep in a semi-reclined recliner chair when pregnant?

Yes: remember however that it is always best to lay on your left side to prevent compressions of large veins and subsequent numbness and weakness in lower extremities ...Read more

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Is it safe to do sit-ups during pregnancy?

Is it safe to do sit-ups during pregnancy?

Yes: From 16 weeks of pregnancy onward, it is best not to do any exercise that requires you to be flat on your back. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a massaging chair when pregnant . Am 7 weeks pregnant?

Is it safe to use a massaging chair when pregnant . Am 7 weeks pregnant?

Yes, definitely: No problems whatsoever using a massage chair. Later in pregnancy you'll really want to use it (when back pain becomes more common!). Good luck with pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a vibrating back massager safe to use on my back while I am pregnant?

Is a vibrating back massager safe to use on my back while I am pregnant?

Yes: Most back massagers are perfectly safe during pregnancy. Don't get too creative and you should be fine. ...Read more