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Is it safe to use a cell phone when I am pregnant?

Is it safe to use a cell phone when I am pregnant?

Yes: The media is "cell phone crazed" now about how many brain tumors you're going to get by calling your aunt celia. There is some evidence that holding a cell phone up to your head for several hours like our teenagers are doing can cause an increase in brain tumor, but judicious use and hands free devices should be fine. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Is it safe to use clorox antibacterial wipes to wipe your cell phone?

Yes, but: Please check with the manufacturer of your phone to see if the bleach will harm any coatings, screens, etc. The manufacturers usually tell you what you can clean the phone with safely. ...Read more

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Is it safe to place a cellphone in my belly while being pregnant?

Is it safe to place a cellphone in my belly while being pregnant?

On top OK: If you mean lay it "on" your belly, you should be okay as there is a fair distance between the outside and the developing fetus. If you are talking "in" your belly, like inside your abdominal cavity, then no way - never put foreign objects inside your body, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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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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Are cell phones safe to use a lot during pregnancy? Like can I put it in my pockets? Are microwaves safe during pregnancy as well?

Are cell phones safe to use a lot during pregnancy? Like can I put it in my pockets? Are microwaves safe during pregnancy as well?

Yes, yes, yes: What is safe during pregnancy is probably the most studied medical question...and recommendations are very conservative. The questions of cell phones & microwaves being safe during pregnancy has been well studied, & you can rest assured that you need not worry. I'm sure you appreciate ALL risk can not be removed from life...you would have to stay in bed all day! Good wishes; have a healthy baby! ...Read more

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Is using the mobile phone dangerous for my unborn baby? I am 19 weeks pregnant.

Is using the mobile phone dangerous for my unborn baby? I am 19 weeks pregnant.

Moble phone Use: There have been worries regarding cell phone use and an increase in brain cancer. So far the studies are inconclusive. What should be noted is that we are out about 20-25 years since cell phones began being used. I am not aware of any studies of mobile phone use and deleterious effects during pregnancy. ...Read more