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Is It Safe To Use Mobile Phones While Pregnant
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are using a mobile phone close to the body or being close to a wireless router harmful to a pregnant woman and/or the fetus? I'm surrounded by wifi.
Probably not: No evidence that it is a worry. Still be careful. Maybe move that router. ...Read more
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
Used my samsung phone heartrate monitor to check heartrate on finger.Is it safe?Im pregnant n got worried after I used it that it could harm my baby?
19 weeks pregnant. My elders are telling that don't use mobile phone because the radiation would affect the baby. Is it so? Am using iphone.
Not true : Cell phones do not give off radiation. That is a myth. ...Read more
Studies: To show that electromagnetic energy can cause cancer or diseases have been equivocal. The heat generated also was implicated but that is from the machine moving parts and the battery. There is no conclusive study. Since that is so, i can't say you can't use your gadgets, but limit it to need only so you will stay on the cautious and safe side. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Sort of: Medications are given a 'pregnancy category' based on whether: they've actually been tested on pregnant women & found to be safe (a), no anecdotal or animal evidence of harm (b), possible animal study evidence so use only if benefit outweighs risk (c), probable evidence of harm (d), definite harm (x). Most meds used would be b or c. I don't know of any that are category a. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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