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Is It True That I Should Avoid Baths While Pregnant
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
Yes, that is true.: Please avoid taking overly hot baths or use of hot tubs & saunas during pregnancy due to risk of hyperthermia. The american college of obstetricians & gynecologists recommends pregnant women not use saunas or hot tubs. A warm bath is ok. Keep temp 100 degrees f or. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
( i heard), is it true if a pregnant woman loses her mucus plug & decides to take a bath, she can drown the baby from the water going into the womb?
Yes: If you break your bag of waters (ruptured membranes) then follow your doctor's advice about any activity. Before then, there should be no problem taking a bath, just avoid getting overheated. ...Read more
No: The only way to get pregnant is by sperm entering your vagina and swimming up the cervix to fertilize an egg near the time you ovulate. If your partner ejaculated sperm into the bath water there is a tiny chance sperm could swim and into your vagina, but if your partner does not ejaculate there is absolutely no chance of pregnancy. ...Read more
Cleanliness: The only effect is that you are now clean. Continue to bathe as you like. Hygiene is important. I'm sure those around you appreciate it. ...Read more
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