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Doctor insights on: Is It Safe To Use Bath Gel When Pregnant

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

Is vapor bath safe for pregnant women?

VAPOR BATHS: I DO NOT THINK SO BUT DO CHECK WITH YOUR OBSTETRICIAN. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get a mud bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to get a mud bath while pregnant?

Yes: Enjoy a spa day! the only concern about overheating is if you are in something that maintains a constant, elevated temp such as a hot tub. A bath that begins warm and then cools is safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a hot bath while pregnant?

Ask your OB: There is some concern about maternal body temperature increases and the high temperatures that are experienced by a growing fetus. In general, baby's temp is 2 degrees higher than the mother. These higher temps have been associated with higher rates of neural tube defects in the first trimester. Short baths are thought to be safe. Long, sweaty experiences in hot baths/tubs is not recommended. ...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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Is it safe to take a bath in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take a bath in pregnancy?

Yes: It is safe to take a bath. Remember you balance can be off in pregnancy so take precautions not to slip and fall. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Sure--Bubble away!: Bubble baths are no problem for a pregnancy. In fact, it may be a great way to relax. Just remember not to make the water so hot that's it's uncomfortable as your core body temperature may rise. That's not advisable, for too long, during pregnancy. Bubble bath also usually has no implication for vaginal health. So, enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take a bubble bath while pregnant?

Sure--Bubble away!: Bubble baths are no problem for a pregnancy. In fact, it may be a great way to relax. Just remember not to make the water so hot that's it's uncomfortable as your core body temperature may rise. That's not advisable, for too long, during pregnancy. Bubble bath also usually has no implication for vaginal health. So, enjoy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take an apple cider vinger bath while pregnant?

Is it safe to take an apple cider vinger bath while pregnant?

Skin and Pregnancy: Yes. But why would you. I know of no medical or health benefits to this practice. ...Read more

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32wks pregnant is it ok to take a bath? Maybe with relaxin salts.. Heard its bot safe if full of water.. Is this true?

No : It is perfectly safe to take a nice relaxing bath with bath salts. Just make sure the water is not too hot. ...Read more

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Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

Is radox muscle soothe bath soak safe to use while 5 weeks pregnant?

Radox: Radox is mainly mineral, however there are several products that have other things added. I would ask your doctor specifically if a certain product is safe for your pregnancy. General rule is not to take anything but pure food and water while pregnant anything else be sure it has the okay of your doctor. ...Read more

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I had a cyst that bust is it safe to use dettol in bath while im 34 weeks pregnant?

I had a cyst that bust is it safe to use dettol in bath while im 34 weeks pregnant?

Yes: Dettol must be used in a very dilute form otherwise your skin can get dry and also it may irritate your vagina. Make sure that the water temperature is not higher than your body temperature as otherwise you may get contractions. Drink lots of water prior to your bath. Some women get dizzy when they take baths during pregnancy. Good Luck! ...Read more

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40 weeks Pregnant, wondering if Epson Salt Bath's is safe. Husband heard that its unsafe for woman to use, period in a bath, pregnant or not.

40 weeks Pregnant, wondering if Epson Salt Bath's is safe. Husband heard that its unsafe for woman to use, period in a bath, pregnant or not.

It is safe: In general for men or women to bathe in Epsom salts. If your water has not broken and you are not high risk, it should not pose a threat in pregnancy either. You should give a call to your OB office to be sure they have no objection! Good luck on your impending birth! ...Read more

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Prosacea gel safe in pregnancy?

Prosacea gel safe in pregnancy?

Probably: This gel contains dilute sulphur solution. It is probably safe because it is so weak of a solution. It has some moisturizers as well which are safe to use. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use any tightning gels during pregnancy? I was just wondering if i could use any tightning gel

Is it safe to use any tightning gels during pregnancy? I was just wondering if i could use any tightning gel

No, : No, there are no gels like this that have been found to be safe or effective during pregnancy. They are not fda approved during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get gel or acrylic nails while pregnant?

Is it safe to get gel or acrylic nails while pregnant?

Yes: Patients can, in rare instances, develop hypersensitivity/allergy to these. That said, this is low risk and safe. If you notice a rash, remove them and consult an Allergist so you know what else to watch out for. ...Read more